American College of Physicians Internal Medicine Meeting

Healio brings you the highlights from American College of Physicians Internal Medicine Meeting. Refer back to this page often for the latest news from ACP, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.
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Differentiating between migraine treatments

April 16, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — There are perhaps more acute, prophylactic and nonmedicinal treatments for patients with migraine than ever before, according to…
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Benefits, downfalls of colorectal cancer screening in younger patients

April 15, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — Initiating colorectal cancer screening in patients younger than 50 years has recently sparked debate and a need for primary care…
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E-cigarettes have uncertain role for smoking cessation

April 15, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — The role e-cigarettes play on tobacco dependence, the morbidity and potentially mortality from tobacco is “unclear,”…
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Things physicians need to know about medical marijuana

April 15, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — More than 150 years after the first medicinal use of marijuana was recorded, and there is still not an abundance of research…
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How to engage in ‘curbside consultations’

April 13, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — Curbside consultations are “desirable and well-accepted when used appropriately” according to a discussion held at…
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3 recent FDA approvals PCPs need to know

April 13, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — Within the past year, the FDA has approved three important new drugs for the treatment of common conditions that internists…
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Potential for opioid misuse creates prescribing challenges for internists

April 13, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — Due to fear that patients could potentially develop an addiction, prescribing opioids remains a challenge for physicians who are…
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Common pitfalls in diagnosing anaphylaxis

April 13, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — When anaphylaxis is suspected, diagnostic criteria, symptoms, risk factors, clinical history and pitfalls are important to…
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‘Modern’ approach to smoking cessation may increase chances of success

April 13, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — An approach to smoking cessation that treats nicotine addiction as a medical condition that must be controlled is usually more…
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Women trail men in diagnosis, treatment of heart disease

April 13, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — Though CDC data indicate heart disease is the number one cause of death among all U.S. adults, women with CVD do not get as much…