Heather L. Paladine, Himabindu Ekanadham, Daniela C. Diaz
This article focuses on screening and counseling for health conditions that are more prevalent in, or have a unique impact on, women, transgender men, and nonbinary individuals of reproductive age. Health issues including cardiovascular risk factors, obesity, hypertension,...
Robert Allison, II, Shauna Assadzandi, Megan Adelman
Frailty is a state of increased vulnerability across multiple health domains. It affects 5% to 17% of older adults. Frail older adults are at increased risk of falls, disability, hospitalizations, and death. A comprehensive geriatric assessment can identify risk factors and...
Gabrielle Marzani, Amy Price Neff
Bipolar disorders are common mental health conditions of variable severity that are difficult to diagnose. New diagnostic criteria and specifiers with attention on mixed features and anxious distress aid the physician in recognizing episode severity and prognosis. Early...
Tobie Smith, Matthew Fedoruk, Amy Eichner
Family physicians may be surprised to learn the number of their patients who use performance-enhancing drugs, either deliberately to improve athletic performance or unknowingly through contaminated dietary supplements.
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First-person accounts from the front lines of family medicine.
Morgan Adams Rhodes
Lemborexant (Davigo) is labeled for adults with insomnia to improve with sleep onset and maintenance.
Daniel Jason Frasca, Jacqueline Mulhall, Anna Elseth
A patient presented with fever, headache, cough, sore throat, and a widespread pruritic rash two days after ingestion of shiitake mushrooms.
Kelvin Kwofie, Allan B. Wolfson
Patients who received intravenous magnesium sulfate for acute asthma exacerbation in the emergency department had decreased hospital admissions and no serious adverse effects.
Mark H. Ebell
Allen F. Shaughnessy
Henry C. Barry
Nita Shrikant Kulkarni
Pamela G. Rockwell
Key Points for Practice
Christopher E. Jonas, Michael J. Arnold
The Wilderness Medical Society has published updated guidelines for prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of exercise-associated hyponatremia.
The USPSTF concludes that the current evidence is insufficient to assess the balance of benefits and harms of screening for high blood pressure in children and adolescents.
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Armen Voskertchian, Liana Milanes
Carmen Marcos Alonso, Joaquín Batista Cruzado
Evan S. Morrison, Shenbagam Dewar
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