A new analysis of a large trial found no difference in total fractures, nonvertebral fractures, or hip fractures by whether men 50 years of age or older and women 55 years of age or older were randomized to vitamin D or placebo.
A guideline from the Women's Preventive Services Initiative recommends physicians counsel women ages 40 to 60 years about healthy eating and physical activity to maintain weight or prevent weight gain.
A 27-year-old woman is evaluated following a recently confirmed diagnosis of early-stage nodular sclerosing Hodgkin lymphoma. She has had no fevers, night sweats, or weight loss. Medical history is unremarkable, and she takes no medications. Following physical exam, lab tests and scans, what is the most appropriate management?
In an update consistent with its 2017 recommendation, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommended that clinicians individualize the use of behavioral counseling interventions to promote a healthy diet and physical activity in adults without risk factors for cardiovascular disease (CVD).
The College notes that genetic testing should be guided by the best interests of the patient, scientific evidence, and ethical standards and that testing must be clinically indicated, among other positions.