Internists have to sort through the symptoms of gluten sensitivity to confirm a diagnosis. Excluding celiac disease and wheat allergy is essential, as is managing the patient's expectations and lifestyle.
This update also covers a warning that combination drugs can cause serious liver injury and approval of new drugs for metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer that has progressed after other treatments.
Unexplained bruising or injuries are red flags for intimate partner violence, but less obvious signs might include chronic pain, depression or anxiety. Experts advise how to help victims at risk.
On Wednesdays I like to go to McDonald's for lunch. This Wednesday, as usual, I ordered a double cheeseburger meal. With medium fries and a ...
This update covers a warning that differences in dosing regimens between the 2 oral formulations of posaconazole (Noxafil) have resulted in dosing errors.
Recalls, warnings, and approvals.
First in a three-part series: Motivational interviewing is one technique for engaging patients and developing strategies that work.
Primary care physicians are seeing more patients after they've already been to a retail health clinic. Experts say that a more patient-centered model needs to evolve to combat the ease of seeking care outside the doctor's office.
Second in a three-part series: Simple ways to engage patients in their own health care.
It's not too late to start reporting quality data to Medicare and receive a bonus payment. Learn how to submit claims on 15 consecutive eligible Medicare patients to receive a bonus of 1.5% of allowed Medicare charges from July 1 to Dec. 31.