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Make path to health one of least resistance

Behavioral economics explains why patients sacrifice their long-term health for short term rewards, and suggests ways that internists can easily convince them to change.
1 May 2008

USPSTF recommends annual CT for patients at high risk of lung cancer

Patients at high risk for lung cancer should be screened annually with low-dose computed tomography (CT), the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recently recommended.
7 Jan 2014

Geriatrics society updates guideline for older diabetes patients

Several changes to recommended care for diabetes patients over age 65, including less use of aspirin therapy, were made in a guideline update from the American Geriatrics Society (AGS).
19 Nov 2013

E-cigarettes facilitated quitting as well as patches

Electronic cigarettes, both with and without nicotine, helped smokers quit about as well as nicotine patches did, a recent New Zealand study found.
17 Sep 2013

ACP joins Million Hearts Campaign

ACP has joined the Million Hearts Campaign, an initiative that aims to prevent a million heart attacks and strokes over the next five years.
5 Jun 2012

Medicare expands tobacco cessation coverage

ACP announces new Division of Medical Practice, Professionalism & QualityACP Chapter meetings coming up
31 Aug 2010

The next issue of ACP Hospitalist is online

ACP issues position paper on patient-physician-caregiver relationshipsACP's Steven Weinberger, FACP, blogs at KevinMDCollege Fellows honoredChapter awardees noted
26 Jan 2010

Studies examine effectiveness of financial incentives in primary care

Two randomized trials suggest that certain financial incentives may be associated with some clinical improvements in primary care, although both the study authors and editorialists said that additional research is needed.
17 Sep 2013

Updated guideline released on PAD diagnosis and management

An updated guideline on diagnosis and management of peripheral artery disease was released last week by the American College of Cardiology Foundation and the American Heart Association, in conjunction with several other medical organizations.
4 Oct 2011

MKSAP Quiz: Managing COPD

PSA screening halves cancer mortality
13 Jul 2010

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