10 Opioid Epidemic Updates
A second opioid Rx doubles the risk of opioid use at 1 year. This short slide show highlights more findings from studies into epidemic opioid misuse and abuse.
Medicinal Cannabis Treatments Coming, Experts Say
Some eager medical cannabis experts ask why cannabidiol is not mandatory for athletes to address TBI. Others are more cautious.
A 56-year-old man comes to your office for his yearly executive physical. He mentions that he has had 3 days of epigastric pain with occasional radiation to his mid-back.
Epigastric Pain, Otherwise Healthy
Epigastric pain x3 days in an otherwise healthy middle-aged man prompts an in-office abdominal ultrasound. What do you see?
Mumps and Rubella: Stepchildren of the MMR?
The number of US cases of mumps in recent years may surprise you. What's behind the rise and why don't we hear about it?
Quiz: 5 Diagnostic Question Marks
Take this quick quiz to test your knowledge of new clinical decision making tools and ideas.
Vaccine Acronyms: Where to Look when You're Stumped
Vaccine shorthand can simplify or confuse. Test your knowledge of the alphabet soup and get valuable CDC links to help decode.
Lactic Acidosis in an Infant Receiving HIV Prophylaxis
Zidovudine is safe and effective in reducing transmission of HIV from mother to infant but rare serious side effects do occur. Is it worth the risk?
Post-Test on Hepatitis C in Primary Care
Take this brief quiz to see what you’ve learned about the challenges and opportunities of HCV management.
Hepatitis C Drugs Meet Resistance Issues
Resistance-associated variants limit the activity of some drugs, but HIV infection treatment may offer some guidance.
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