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ICD-10 Uptake Poll: Week 1

October 08, 2015

You knew it was coming; you prepared and prepared; you had meetings, you stayed late; you were ready. So, how'd it go?

"Up the Price by How Much?"

September 29, 2015

Turing Pharmaceutical's CEO has backed down on the 4000% price hike for Daraprim, but is the damage done? Take our poll.

5-grass Pollen Sublingual Immunotherapy Induces Antigen-specific Tolerance

March 06, 2015

The once-daily Oralair tablet may considerably change the experience of seasonal allergy sufferers.

What Works and What's New in Therapy for Ragweed Allergy

January 26, 2015

Current and emerging treatment options for ragweed-induced rhinoconjunctivitis are the topic of a comprehensive review paper--a good read for all primary care providers.

The Fruit Juice-Fexofenadine Connection

January 06, 2015

The discovery of decreased bioavailability of the anithistamine fexofenadine after ingestion of grapefruit juice broadened understanding of mechanisms underlying these sometimes deadly drug-juice interactions.

Multiple Sclerosis: Role of Physical Therapy in Disease-Related Mobility Deficits

August 27, 2012

Physical therapy can specifically address mobility deficits associated with multiple sclerosis-if the patient is referred early on in the disease’s course.

Oral Mucosal Pain and “Flabby Gums” in an Older Man: Benign Mucous Membrane Pemphigoid? Something Else?

May 22, 2012

Benign mucous membrane pemphigoid is an autoimmune disease; that involves the oral mucosa and eyes. Clinical signs: edematous bright red gingiva and bullae formation.

Maxillary Pain of One Year’s Duration in a Young Man: Complex odontoma? Regional odontodysplasia? Amelogenesis imperfecta?

May 04, 2012

A 16-year-old boy was complaining of pain in the maxillary left incisor/cuspid region. He had been experiencing discomfort for 1 year. He was otherwise healthy and a review of his other systems was unremarkable.

Incidental Finding in Man Referred for Dental Treatment of Snoring

April 21, 2012

A 62-year-old man with a persistent snoring problem presented for an oral medicine consultation. There was no history of jaw trauma or jaw fracture; jaw function was normal and the patient was not in pain.