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After a virtual visit offering useful medical advice, I have found the patient more likely to follow up. Isn’t that the essence of primary care?

I was “foggy” on when and how to apply screens for lung cancer with low-dose CT, but a perfect model for a 3-question template provided answers.

I’ll admit I was a little nervous to attend the annual American College of Physicians (ACP) meeting this year, what with the MOC snafu and the fall out.

An estimated 10% to 20% of women experience major depression during pregnancy. Opioids could double that trouble.

The reasons reflect the silence that surrounds depression, its basic invisibility, and the mistaken notion that it can't be dealt with in primary care.

For this young physician in India, reading an article on physician suicide was “the best thing” in his day. There is one thing, he says, that keeps him moving forward.

A new study found that alcohol was involved in more than 20% of both opioid- and benzodiazepine-related deaths reported to the Drug Abuse Warning Network in 2010.

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