Severe asthma symptoms but low allergy and inflammation levels may mean poor response to guideline-based therapy.
Obesity Perceptions and Attitudes: A Quiz
Is there an attitude problem about obesity?
Top 6 Pixel 2 Features for PCPs
Our app reviewer toplines the Pixel 2 features that busy PCPs need most. Brand allegiance aside, aren't new smartphone features always worth a look?
Quiz: An Immunization Mixed Bag
Flu, shingles, HPV—test a bit of your knowledge on a range of vaccine-preventable diseases.
Coffee: No Harm, No Foul If Only 4 Cups Daily
Newest news on coffee, from BMJ: "...more likely to benefit health than to harm it..." High vs low intake reduces risk of diabetes and Alzheimer disease. Plus, more.
The New Data on Dabigatran: Are We Reassured or Still Questioning?
Bleeding and "mysterious" sginal for MI seen in RE-LY persist. Message: continue to weigh risk vs benefit.
Oral Anticoagulant Therapy and Renal Dysfunction: A Two-way Street?
Study net-net: Account for kidney function when dosing the direct oral anticoagulants -- but also account for an agent's potential renal harm.
ECG Challenge: Palpitations and Diarrhea in a Young Woman
Physical exam, including vitals, is normal although patient is tremulous. Blood sent for labs, so look for clues in the ECG.
Meningococcal Vaccines: How to Make the Choice
There are 2 choices, actually: Should I offer to vaccinate? Then, which of the 2 available vaccines should I use? Consider a couple of the issues at hand.
Aluminum: The New Thimerosal?
Thimerosal was eliminated from the majority of childhood vaccines but rates of autism continued to climb. What do you know about the new culprit, aluminum?
An Introduction to Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
What are the early warning signs and symptoms of IPF? Click through this concise overview of the disease and its differential diagnosis.