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Model supports high-intensity surveillance after detection of colorectal adenomas

The target population was U.S. patients ages 50, 60, or 70 years with low-risk or high-risk adenomas removed after screening via colonoscopy or fecal immunochemical testing.

Polypill strategy may help improve outcomes, adherence in underserved populations

The researchers said that the observed reductions in systolic blood pressure and LDL cholesterol level were clinically and statistically significant and, if sustained, would lead to an estimated 25% reduction in cardiovascular event incidence.

MKSAP Quiz: Flushing of the face of 1 year's duration

A 54-year-old woman is evaluated for flushing of the face of 1 year's duration. She went through menopause at age 50 and is on estrogen and progesterone hormone therapy. Following a physical exam, which medications should be discontinued prior to screening for secondary causes of hypertension?

Latest Curbsiders podcast episode features tips in perioperative medication management

Avital Y. O’Glasser, MD, FACP, covers perioperative anticoagulation, why “bridging is dead,” aspirin, dual antiplatelet therapy, and much more.

ACP Health Policy Internship Program accepting applications through Oct. 31

Interns will have the opportunity to attend congressional hearings and coalition meetings and accompany government affairs staff on lobbying visits to members of Congress.

Councils call for nominations

The Council of Early Career Physicians, the Council of Resident/Fellow Members, and the Council of Student Members are seeking candidates to fill vacant seats for 2020-2021.

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ACP Internist Weekly's cartoon caption contest continues. Readers can vote for their favorite caption to determine the winner.