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Earlier recognition may help outcomes in osteoarthritis | ACP Internist

Interventions such as exercise and weight loss are more likely to be successful for osteoarthritis if it is detected early.

ACP Internist calls for cases : ACP Internist

Have you as a physician been a patient? If so, ACP Internist wants to hear from you. Our new column, "Doctor as Patient," will look at phys...

Meeting illness in stages : ACP Internist

I saw a friend and colleague today, a physician, who is back from maternity leave, her child finally out of the NICU and mercifully healthy....


This issue also features the first installment of a new column, “Doctor as Patient,” written by Pamela Hartzband, MD, FACP, and Jerome Groopman, MD, FACP, best-selling authors of “Your Medical ... If you have comments, or a story to share for our

Should patients order their own lab tests? : ACP Internist

Knowledge is power. Increasingly, patients are demanding and receiving access to levers in the medical machine that would have been unthinka...

My thyroid nodule : ACP Internist

About 4 years ago I was examining my neck and discovered a nodule in the right side of my thyroid gland. I was examining my neck because I v...

July/August 2014 | ACP Internist

ACP Internist provides news and information for internal medicine physicians about the practice of medicine and reports on the policies, products, and activities of ACP.

A doctor seeks out a concrete diagnosis | ACP Internist

In medicine, a single diagnosis is preferred when possible as opposed to seeking multiple diagnoses to explain symptoms. But it isn't always correct.

A physician copes with chronic pain | ACP Internist

A diagnosis of breast cancer leads to chronic pain that has lingered for 6 years. A physician learns a lesson in adaptation, resilience and moving on. Humility and hope are keys.

Reflections from a physician who faced his mortality | ACP Internist

A physician who developed severe heartburn recalls his thinking as he reflects on his own progressively severe symptoms and increasingly worrisome differential diagnosis.

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