Editor's Picks

CAC Scores: Marker for Adverse Events?

More research is needed to determine the downstream effects of applying such a prediction model to the general population.

Medicare Shared Savings Decreases Post-Acute Spending

In addition, performance was similar on standardized costs for Oregon and Colorado Medicaid ACO models.

Hold Your Nose: Medical Advertising Stinks!

Not only do these TV ads stink, but they also drive up the cost of health care.

ACP Releases Back Pain Treatment Guidelines

Recommendations state that opioids should be the last resort for pain relief.

Sub-Saharan Children Facing Higher HIV Resistance

A 4-fold increase has been seen in pre-treatment HIV drug resistance in children with prenatal exposure to ART.

Latest Features

Love: Its Positive Effects on Mental Health

Love: Its Positive Effects on Mental Health

Building loving relationships has been shown to improve depression, anxiety and other mental illnesses.

Acknowledging Spirituality in Mental Health Treatment

Acknowledging Spirituality in Mental Health Treatment

Acknowledging patients' religious beliefs and incorporating them into treatment can improve outcomes.

Importance of Clinical Officers in Kenya

Importance of Clinical Officers in Kenya

Clinical officers outnumber physicians working in Kenya and tend to work in rural areas, where the need for health care is greatest.

Latest Blogs

Meaningful Health Care Reform? Don't Hold Your Breath!

Meaningful Health Care Reform? Don't Hold Your Breath!

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Only way we can build a better health care system is to depoliticize it and put it back into the hands of doctors and patients.

Providing Healthcare for Lesbian and Bisexual Women

Providing Healthcare for Lesbian and Bisexual Women

Health-care providers often overlook the unique health needs of lesbian and bisexual women.

Residents Can Be Great Assets in Patient Care

Residents Can Be Great Assets in Patient Care

Despite the myths surrounding residency, many physicians-in-training are helpful and willing to learn new techniques.

Better Patient Outcomes with Improved Interviewing Skills

Better Patient Outcomes with Improved Interviewing Skills

Consider altering your interviewing style to improve relationships with your patients.

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