This Physician’s Weekly feature updating the prevalence of diabetes and associated trends was completed in cooperation with the experts at the American Diabetes Association.
Mortality rates associated with heart disease have declined in recent years throughout the United States in large part because of evidence-based therapies that help reduce risks of
Despite the well-documented benefits of statins to lower LDL cholesterol (LDL-C) and help reduce cardiovascular-related mortality, research suggests that physicians underprescribe these drugs. Other data indicate that
Recent reports have shown that coronary heart disease (CHD) continues to be a leading cause of death among Americans despite a remarkable decline in cardiovascular deaths related
There are some societal goals that are considered so important that the law gives them extra protection. The ability of a penitent person to confess to a
Assessing Early Discontinuation of Opiates After Trauma The inappropriate use of prescription opiates is a significant public health issue throughout the United States, but little is known
Your dear friend has had pain in her left hip for the past decade, and it has only gotten worse. Her films show severe osteoarthritis, even though
The following was submitted as a series of comments on my Physician’s Weekly post about Missouri’s new law allowing medical school graduates who did not match into