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Health care reform, the patient-centered medical home, and the impact of environmental change on global health are just a few of the topics to be discussed at the Internal Medicine 2009 Medicine 2009 in Philadelphia this week.

Although studies of ultrasound diagnosis for gout are scarce, the authors of two reviews maintain the evidence is good that it is a useful option--and may be leading to some revisions in the way the condition is detectedl.

About 30% of rheumatologists don't pre-test patients for hepatitis B before prescribing immunosuppressant medications. These authors offer new guidance for screening.

Tech Tips: In Part I, Dr. Bhana gave advice about sorting through the barrage of clinical journal articles that rheumatologists face every month. Here, in Part II, he shows how to save and file your choices for easy access in the future.

COPD challenges, asthma in children, smoking deaths—highlights of recent research findings in these key areas of respiratory disease.

Women who use acetaminophen or NSAIDs regularly for years appear to be at increased risk for psoriatic arthritis, data from the Nurses Health Study reveal.

[VIDEO] Insight into retirement in radiology.

Watch this three-minute video to gain a better understanding of how retail-based medical clinics are evolving and how patients are reacting to them.

(AAOS2015) Patients with inflammatory arthritis appear to be at less risk for complications from knee or hip replacement than those with osteoarthritis, a large national database reveals. But those with ankylosing spondylitis have greater risk.

If your medical practice is concerned about patients' retail clinic use, you may want to consider sharing these recommendations with your patients.

Two physicians share their insight regarding the quality of care patients receive in retail-based clinics.

More retail-based clinics are cropping up across the country. Here's how your independent medical practice should respond.

Give credit to radiologists when credit is due.

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Physicians should plan for a certain level of income in retirement, but must also accept the many variables they can't control.

Harnessing Social Media and Mobile Apps for Mental Health

What if we were able to harness the immense power of our digital connections to create tools that can potentially make our lives happier and healthier?

Gender-based pay inequality in female-predominant fields, such as nursing, may not be what you think. Find out what new research has uncovered.

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While the concept of physicians disclosing potential wrongdoing might appear valid on paper, it is actually more trouble that it is worth.

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Change can impact a physician’s two key risk exposures: professional liability and long-term disability. Here's how to reduce your risks.

Will this be the home pregnancy test of the future?

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Should physicians use our craft to assist our patient's deaths to fulfill our obligation to alleviate suffering? Here are two sides of the argument.

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