A 6-month-old Caucasian male infant presents for a well child visit and immunizations. The mother reports that he has had no recent illnesses, but he is nursing for shorter periods of time and is taking an extra nap in the …
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The US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) announced this week that there isn’t enough evidence to support total-body screenings for skin cancer. Still, one of the key roles of an internist is to prevent deadly disease before it happens. Given …
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All the ice water bucket dumping 2 summers ago has led to the harvesting of a key gene discovery in the fight against amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Multiple media outlets reported on this development this week, including Daily Mail, The …
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One of the key roles of an internist is to prevent deadly disease before it happens. One of the deadliest diseases is melanoma and given its malignancy, identifying it in the earliest stages is essential. Below is what you need …
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We’re less than 2 months away from the ABIM Internal Medicine certification exam. With many of you wrapping up your residencies, this is a perfect time to review the best tips for success on the ABIM certification (or even the …
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As you get ready for the Physician Assistant National Certification Exam (PANCE) we wanted to share a few tips to help you on your path to success! Like anything in life that is worth sweat and tears to achieve, it …
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A 53-year-old woman presents because her husband noticed that she has been having increasing trouble with walking and writing. The patient had been healthy previously. She denies any pain, and she has not suffered from any major illnesses or injuries.Physical …
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We’re excited to introduce the Family Medicine QBank and Flashcards on the Knowmedge Platform. Featuring 1,500 practice questions and 3,000 bite-sized learning flashcards for the ABFM Board Exam, the newest additions to the Knowmedge platform are designed to help students …
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The American College of Physicians (ACP) is commencing its annual national conference in Washington DC beginning Tuesday, May 3, 2016. We couldn’t be more excited! That’s because even if you can’t make the trip to the nation’s capitol, we have …
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A new UCLA study released last week found that 46% of adults in California are pre-diabetic, leading many media outlets to report on this diagnosis. Combining the 9% who have diabetes, the researchers found that over 1/2 of Californians have …
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