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Health care reform, the patient-centered medical home, and the impact of environmental change on global health are just a few of the topics to be discussed at the Internal Medicine 2009 Medicine 2009 in Philadelphia this week.

A multidisciplinary group has issued guidelines for lowering the risk of neurological injuries tied to injections for short-term relief of radicular pain.

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A concierge model may not be the answer for every practice, but it does serve as an example of what’s possible with technology and the right priorities.

Binge eating disorder (BED) is the most common eating disorder in the United States. Lifetime prevalence in adult women is approximately 3.5% and in adult men, 2.0%. Prevalence among adolescents is an estimated 1.6 %.

FDG PET may not be valuable for all breast cancer histologies.

Digital breast tomosynthesis is effective in detecting breast cancer overall, but particularly so in dense breast tissue.

Here are some general guidelines from the CDC to prevent transmissions of all respiratory infections — especially the flu — at your office.

psychology of spiritual experience

Watchman Nee’s suggestion of a potential link between spirituality and mental health is no longer foreign to the field of psychiatry. Recent studies indicate that spiritual beliefs may have a positive effect on mental health.

Reading X-rays is turning this radiologist back into a dayhawk.

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If you can't ignore a bad online patient review and are considering a defamation suit vs. a patient, here are three things to consider first.

This new guideline could change the approach many physicians take to treating a first seizure--and could improve patients’ lives.

The tomosynthesis option for the Siemens’ MAMMOMAT Inspiration digital mammography system received FDA approval.

A presentation at ARRS looked at whether surgeons are really following the USPSTF guidelines.

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Highlights of the first large study to describe the characteristics post-traumatic headache and treatment response in children are summarized here.

This edition of the Business of Radiology series focuses on accounting in radiology.

TAP — technical, administrative and physical controls should form the foundation of HIPAA compliance.

Still Alice

This film is a must-see for psychiatrists, not because it adds new information about the course of Alzheimer disease or its impact on families, but because it forces us to rethink issues that can affect our clinical practice.

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A novel drug-device may not only be a promising non-oral triptan acute migraine treatment, but may be more efficacious than its oral counterpart.

Physicians and consultants share their top advice for practices participating in, or planning to participate in, accountable care organizations.

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Can the EEG predict neurological outcomes in post-anoxic encephalopathy from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest? What effect does TIA have on stroke risk in women migraineurs? What's the relationship between MS and vitamin D levels in minority populations?

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