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CDC offers guidance on doxycycline for postexposure STI prophylaxis

Doxycycline postexposure prophylaxis can reduce syphilis, chlamydia, and gonorrhea in at-risk populations and may offer a new approach to preventing sexually transmitted infections (STIs), according to new guidelines.

COVID-19 vaccine side effects associated with greater antibody response, study finds

The association between worse symptoms after vaccination and higher antibody levels against SARS-CoV-2 in subsequent months could be used to encourage reluctant patients to be vaccinated, study authors suggested.

MKSAP Quiz: Polyuria, nocturia for 6 weeks

A 38-year-old woman seeks treatment for polyuria and nocturia that began 6 weeks ago after starting lithium for bipolar disorder. Medical history is otherwise unremarkable. Her only other medication is olanzapine. Following a physical exam and lab studies, what is the most appropriate management?

Low back pain patients with opioid use disorder more likely to get more opioids

One-quarter of Medicare beneficiaries seeking care for acute low back pain received opioid prescriptions, according to 2016 to 2019 data. Patients with opioid use disorder received higher opioid doses and were more likely to be coprescribed gabapentin.

ACP's Governance Committee seeks Regent, Treasurer candidates for 2025

All candidates for Regent and Treasurer must declare their intent to become a candidate by Aug. 1, 2024.

Put words in our mouth

I.M. Matters Weekly from ACP wants readers to create captions for our new cartoon and help choose the winner. Pen the winning caption and win a $50 gift certificate good toward any ACP product, program, or service.