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U.S. statin use plateaued in 2013 to 2018

Most U.S. adults with the strongest guideline recommendations for primary prevention with statins are not receiving them, including those with diabetes, extremely high cholesterol levels, or 10-year risk of cardiovascular disease over 20%, a study found.

Personalized strategies improved cognition, reduced dementia risk in seniors

An intervention with personalized risk-reduction goals, health coaching, and nurse visits was offered to patients who were between the ages of 70 and 89 years and had at least two targeted risk factors for dementia.

MKSAP Quiz: Evaluation for multiple myeloma

A 64-year-old man is evaluated following a recent diagnosis of multiple myeloma. Chemotherapy is planned to begin in 14 days. Which prophylactic therapy is indicated today?

Modeling study finds RSV vaccines cost-effective for older U.S. adults

Vaccination programs using the monovalent adjuvanted or bivalent vaccine against respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) were projected to be potentially cost-effective at a price per dose of up to $127 or up to $118, respectively, over a first RSV season.

ACP urges adults to get their influenza vaccine during National Influenza Vaccination Week

ACP is urging all adults to get vaccinated as influenza season, holiday gatherings, and winter weather are here, along with the continued presence of COVID-19 and respiratory syncytial virus.

ACP's Executive Committee of the Board of Governors announces the Class of 2029 Governor-elect Designees

The Governor-elect Designees will start their terms as Governors-elect after ACP's Annual Business Meeting on April 20, 2024.

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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.