Oral Medicine

Two-thirds of Older Adults with Arthritis Use OTC Treatments, yet Many Do not Consult with Clinician about Medication Risks
September 12, 2022

Findings from the University of Michigan National Poll on Healthy Aging highlight the need for clinicians to raise the topic of joint pain with their older patients.

12 Drugs Approved for Primary Care in 2021
December 08, 2021

Get a quick look at 12 of the many FDA-approved drugs in 2021 for conditions commonly seen in primary care.

8 New Drugs Approved for Primary Care: Q3 2021
October 08, 2021

The first vaccine against COVID-19, 2 new treatments for migraine, a novel topical agent for atopic dermatitis, and 4 more recently approved drugs of interest to primary care.

In HIV-HCV–Coinfected Patients, How to Avoid Hepatic Decompensation?
November 12, 2013

Patients coinfected with hepatitis C virus (HCV) and HIV can develop rapidly progressive liver fibrosis.

Is There a Best Regimen for Initial Antiretroviral Therapy?
November 09, 2013

First of all, it is important to know what exactly is meant by “the best.”

Dark Mole-Dark Harbinger?
November 06, 2013

Would you worry about this asymptomatic lesion? What are the symptoms of achalasia? Test your clinical mettle against this week's 5 questions.

Chilblains (Pernio)
November 05, 2013

Chilblains (Pernio) is typically caused by an abnormal vascular response to non-freezing cold exposure.

Black Hairy Tongue Associated With Treatment for Bipolar Disorder
November 01, 2013

Black hairy tongue is benign and self-limited. It is caused by abnormal hypertrophy and elongation of filiform lingual papillae with associated discoloration.

Diabetes, Intussusception, Celiac Disease: Take the Weekly Quiz
November 01, 2013

Among the disorders in the spotlight this week: intussusception, Celiac disease, sickle cell disease. See how well you do.

Pearls From the Emergency Medical Literature
October 29, 2013

Here: tips from top articles culled from the emergency medical literature, with take-home lessons for primary care.