HFpEF: New guidelines are pertinent for primary care
We should be thinking about HFpEF when we see adults with shortness of breath and/or fatigue and reduced exercise capacity, particularly in the...
No expiration date for sex
What should clinicians do with this information? First, we could start talking about sex with our older patients.
Choosing our terms: The diagnostic words we use can be harmful
Can psychiatry find better terms to communicate hard to hear information, with words that are less problematic?
What to expect in the new concussion guidelines
“Right now, at least at the concussion conference I went to and in the upcoming consensus statement, they will not comment on a specific sport.”...
The antimicrobial peptide that even Pharma can love
Faster wound healing comes in waves, and a cancer drug that eats bugs.
Expunging ‘penicillin allergy’: Your questions answered
Great to hear the enthusiasm for testing for penicillin allergy!
Emotional eating isn’t all emotional
Hedonic eating is pleasure-driven and uses emotional stimuli to “bypass” the physical hunger/satisfaction signals.
Nonpharmacologic therapies for T2D: Five things to know
Quality patient education is the foundation of effective self-care.
Overcoming death anxiety: Understanding our lives and legacies
The modern psychiatrist should not forget fundamental truths of behavior and humanity that were once the staple of psychiatry.
Doctor spots a gunshot victim staggering down his street
Afterwards, people asked me, “Weren’t you worried that you were going to get shot?” That does happen in North Philadelphia. But it didn’t even...