Medical myths persist for many reasons including physiologic assumptions case reports and tradition said Douglas S Paauw MD MACP Photo by Kevin Berne

Top 10 medical myths, busted

Ten medical myths persist despite all the evidence.

The importance of ‘the caring’

The fragmented health delivery system in which physicians maneuver can interfere with patients' perception of how much a clinician cares.

Will Medicare's new primary care models be a game-changer?

New reimbursement models will begin the transition away from fee-for-service to risk-adjusted capitation payments, known as Primary Care First Model Options.

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Surveillance of pancreatic cysts is the area that most internists will be dealing with in their practices said Michelle A Anderson MD MSc Photo by Kevin Berne

So you've discovered a pancreatic cyst …

Internists should follow a stepwise progression of diagnosis and management of pancreatic cysts.

At the initial diagnosis of venous thromboembolism everyone should get anticoagulation unless there is a strong contraindication said Martha P Mims MD PhD Photo by Kevin Berne

To test or not to test for inherited thrombophilias

First consider whether a deep venous thrombosis was provoked or unprovoked, as well as at the type of provoking factors.

A collage of selfies collected during Internal Medicine Meeting 2019 Courtesy of Avi OGlasser MD FACP

A selfie goes viral for a selfless cause

A social media challenge at Internal Medicine Meeting 2019 raised money for worthy causes.

Losing it: A rational approach to hair loss

Fun facts about the hair cycle, five questions about the condition, and treatment options can help internists address an emotional topic for patients.

Changes made to opioid prescribing information

This column reviews details on recent recalls, warnings, and approvals.

Latest updates on ACP's priorities, initiatives

ACP Spotlight offers readers a look at ACP's current top priorities and initiatives, as well as highlights from our e-newsletter, ACP Internist Weekly.

ACP welcomes annual meeting ‘home’ to Philadelphia

This issue offers in-depth coverage of Internal Medicine Meeting 2019.

MKSAP Quiz: Joint pain, rash, and weakness

A 61-year-old woman is evaluated for joint pain, a rash on her legs, and weakness. She has chronic genotype 1 hepatitis C viral infection. She takes no medication. Following a physical exam and lab studies, what is the most appropriate treatment?

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