Our conference coverage is from the American Epilepsy Society's annual meeting, held in Philadelphia last December. ... While valproate's teratogenic properties require women and their doctors to proceed with caution, overregulation could in some cases
Communication with and good handoff from a patient's oncologist is often another key to quality follow-up care, as our story explains. ... Alzheimer's disease can be one of the more frustrating diseases to manage, because, as experts explain in our story
In particular, HIPAA's rules regarding patients' access to their medical records continue to be the subject of some particularly pervasive myths.
Right up front, it's important to develop a good patient-physician relationship to make it easier to discuss potential surgery and its pros and cons. ... Speaking of public health, hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection may be even more pervasive than reported
In our Perspectives section, ACP's president, Wayne J. Riley, MD, MPH, MBA, MACP, and our Washington columnist, Robert B. ... Our Resident's Corner columnist, Joshua M. Liao, MD, ACP Resident/Fellow Member, discusses ways to maintain the
This issue covers such topics as legislative issues regarding prescribing, potential overdoses by patients taking narcotics, and a new way to look at overall health.
It's well known that even the most motivated patient can have a difficult time sticking to a healthy eating plan for weight loss or staying away from cigarettes. ... Please also meet ACP's new President, Nitin S. Damle, MD, FACP, and read his first
Finally, this month, Darilyn Moyer, MD, FACP, takes the helm as the College's new EVP/CEO, replacing Steven E. ... Sincerely,. Jennifer Kearney-Strouse. Executive Editor, ACP Internist.
For our feature story on the topic, our writer talked to 3 U.S. ... Read one expert's top 10 pearls on atrial fibrillation, and learn how to give a great talk to any audience.
Finally, this issue features the 10th and final story in our series marking ACP's Centennial. ... Read about ACP's 10th decade, featuring health care reform and other advocacy efforts, as well as new products and services.