Primary Care Compensation: Incomes are Up, Job Satisfaction Not So Much
What does primary care compensation look like these days? Would you choose primary care all over again? Here: key highlights that shed light from a Medscape Physician Compensation Report.
Better Hospital Outcomes with Younger Treating Physicians?
Can a physician's age affect treatment outcome? It did in this study of hospitalized elderly patients.
11 New Medications for Primary Care
Here: a quick look at newly approved agents for primary care that will soon be coming your way.
8 Things About Death (Besides the Obvious)
Here's a look at some of the ways people have been dying lately -- from the common to the unusual.
Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, Syphilis Rates Up
The CDC's annual report on STD rates in the United States is in, and the news about chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis is not good.
The Latest on Low Back Pain
Here’s an update on the ACP’s latest guideline on noninvasive treatment options for acute, subacute, and chronic low back pain.
9 Brand New Drugs for Primary Care
COPD… nasal polyps.. gout …. dyskinesia in Parkinson Disease: here’s a brief look at new drugs for these and other disorders coming your way.
Medicine in the Headlines: When Your Patients Ask
HRT, tattoos, insurers exacerbating the opioid epidemic, prolonged sitting, plus a new COPD drug: here's a recap of 5 of the week's key news reports.
What's New In Migraine Therapy: An Update for Primary Care
What Rx for adolescent migraineurs? Ideal care for menstrual migraine? Perfect patient for new CGRP inhibitors? Answers in this PCP Special Report.
10 New Drugs for Primary Care: Q2 2017
Slide Show: FDA drug approvals in the second quarter 2017 included these 10 for conditions seen in the primary care setting.
Medical Humor: 8 Ridiculous Sentences
And now, back by popular demand ... 8 medical sentences that could benefit from a little editing.
Pneumonia Update: Take-Homes from 4 New Studies
Here: highlights of 2 studies on vaccines against pneumonia and 2 studies on resistance to antibiotics commonly used to treat pneumonia.
16 Newly Approved Medications in 2015
Here is a quick look at some of the drugs most recently FDA-approved for primary care diseases.
6 Top Primary Care Stories of the Month
From around the web, here are snippets from -- and links to -- 6 very recent reports that you may not want to miss.
Statins for Migraineurs?
If migraine is fundamentally an inflammatory problem and if inflammatory conditions increase cardiovascular risk, do migraineurs need statins?
6 Top Primary Care Happenings This Month
Here’s a quick look at 6 notable things that happened in medicine very recently.
Monthly Roundup: Top 7 Primary Care Stories
Here's a salute to 7 particularly notable doings and happenings in medicine during the past month.
6 Fascinating Tidbits: July Primary Care Roundup
6 (More) Terrible Medical Sentences
Now . . . the follow-up to the sequel you've all been waiting for! We proudly present half a dozen unadulterated pearls of clinical wisdom--fully illustrated--culled from articles submitted by physicians to this web site over the years.
5 Absurd Medical Autocorrects
And now . . . the sequel to “The 10 Worst Medical Sentences Ever Written” that you’ve been waiting for!
10 Worst Medical Sentences Ever Written
Here: 10 “sentences”-dissected from articles submitted by physicians to this Web site over the years and presented in unadulterated (and unedited) form-that we hope you’ll enjoy as much as we did.
6 Top Primary Care Items From Around the Web
A look around the web at breaking news -- not all of it medical.
Have You Heard This (Week's) News?
Three questions for you about this week's breaking medical news on the risks of sitting still, diabetic eye disease, and antibiotics and insulin resistance.
11 New FDA-Approved Primary Care Drugs
In the past few months, the FDA has approved a number of drugs for a variety of primary care disorders. Here’s a look at 11 of the newest.
Snow Shoveling-Not for the Faint of Heart
If your patient asks you whether it is safe for him to get out there and shovel, here are some tips from the American Heart Association you might want to pass along.
Measles Weasles Its Way Back
The number of measles cases has hit an all time high since it was declared to be eliminated in the US back in 2000. Here's why.
Medical Cannabis: A Physician Survey
What do physicians think about medical cannabis? Here: 271 doctors weigh in, with widely varying opinions.
Primary Care Physicians Burning Up, Burning Out-But Not Bailing Out
Despite the considerable toll clinical practice is taking on primary care physicians, most don't seem to be hanging up their stethoscopes . . . at least not yet.
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