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Celebrate National Internal Medicine Day on October 28

Join ACP in sharing your internal medicine pride by posting about National Internal Medicine Day and joining a Twitter chat at 8 p.m. ET on Oct. 28.

CDC issues interim guidance on evaluation, treatment of suspected vaping injuries

The evaluation of patients with suspected e-cigarette, or vaping, product use-associated lung injury (EVALI) should include pulse oximetry, chest X-ray, and, in some cases, chest CT, the CDC advised.

MKSAP Quiz: Follow-up on pre-employment physical exam

A 28-year-old woman has a follow-up consultation for a pre-employment physical examination. She reports feeling well, with no recent illness. Medical history is notable for gastroesophageal reflux disease. Her only medication is omeprazole. She is black. Following a physical exam and lab studies showing decreased neutrophils, what is the most likely diagnosis?

Lung cancer screening based on gains in life expectancy could maximize benefits

Risk-based and life-gained-based strategies provide substantially greater life extension and death prevention than screening based on current recommendations from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, a study found.

ACP announces new Masters and awardees for 2019-2020

The new Masters and award winners will be honored during Convocation at Internal Medicine Meeting 2020 in Los Angeles.

Latest Core IM podcast episode features “Casablanca Strategy” of diagnosis

The Casablanca Strategy involves reflexively ordering a stereotyped battery of lab tests, and even experienced physicians use it in real-world practice.

Put words in our mouth

ACP Internist Weekly 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.