Feature

Trump’s claim to have ‘saved’ preexisting conditions clashes with record

January 24, 2020
Earlier this month, health care policy suddenly managed to steal some headlines away from impeachment and the ongoing horserace of the 2020…
In the Journals

Less than 40% of patients with high RA disease activity modify treatment

January 23, 2020
Despite treat-to-target recommendations for rheumatoid arthritis, only 38% of patients with high disease activity were offered a treatment change…
In the Journals

Patients with moderate PsA disease more likely to meet treatment targets with apremilast

January 23, 2020
Patients with psoriatic arthritis are more likely to achieve treatment targets, such as remission or low disease activity, with apremilast if they…
Guest Editorial

Refresh your practice

January 23, 2020
In this guest editorial, Wayne B. Jonas, MD, the executive director of Samueli
In the Journals

Neuropsychiatric events most frequent near SLE diagnosis, linked to excess mortality

January 22, 2020
Among patients with systemic lupus erythematosus, neuropsychiatric events occur most frequently around the time of the initial diagnosis, and are…
In the Journals

Chronic idiopathic musculoskeletal pain diagnoses stem from pain history, not physical exam

January 22, 2020
The key elements that guide the diagnosis of chronic idiopathic musculoskeletal pain do not primarily come from physical exam, but from the…
In the Journals

Patients, caregivers weigh disease, treatment risks when deciding to end JIA therapy

January 21, 2020
Among patients with well-controlled juvenile idiopathic arthritis, and their caregivers, when and how they decide to discontinue treatment likely…
Editorial

What’s on Your Shelf? Recommended Reading in the New Year

Healio Rheumatology, January 2020
Leonard H. Calabrese, DO
Over the past few years in this column, I have occasionally shouted out a book I have read and I have occasionally been rewarded by more than a few…
Cover Story

Therapeutic Drug Monitoring Not Ready for Prime Time in Rheumatology

Healio Rheumatology, January 2020
Common sense might dictate that, in maintaining health and wellness, being proactive is generally better than being reactive. But the practice of…
Education Lab

Ace the Case: A 63-Year-Old Man With a 1-Week History of Headache and Neck Pain

Healio Rheumatology, January 2020
Learning Objective: Upon successful completion of this educational activity, participants should be better able to identify patients with crowned…
In the Journals

Systemic sclerosis linked to higher risk for gastrointestinal bleeding

January 21, 2020
Patients with systemic sclerosis are at a significantly higher risk for gastrointestinal bleeding compared with those without the disease, according…
In the Journals

Physicians should counsel patients on safe use of cannabis edibles

January 20, 2020
Physicians need to better promote open discussions with patients who express interest in cannabis on their use of edibles, enable counseling on safe…
Feature

Five ways to maximize EHR use

January 20, 2020
Electronic health records promised to save time but instead, findings show that primary care physicians spend almost 6 hours a day on them. …
In the Journals

Smoking linked to renal involvement in immunoglobulin A vasculitis

January 20, 2020
Among patients with immunoglobulin A vasculitis, smoking is associated with renal involvement, while generalized purpura and pretreatment…
Profile

Coalition of State Rheumatology Organizations takes action for advocacy

January 17, 2020
Although advocacy has always been an important part of health care, it is especially critical today in light of seemingly constant changes to health…
Profile

Coalition of State Rheumatology Organizations Takes Action for Advocacy

Healio Rheumatology, January 2020
Although advocacy has always been an important part of health care, it is especially critical today in light of seemingly constant changes to health…
In the Journals

Mental distress highly prevalent among adults with arthritis in Appalachia, southern US

January 16, 2020
Frequent mental distress is commonly reported among adults with arthritis across all 50 states and Washington, D.C., with the highest prevalence…
Feature

Five ways climate change impacts health — and how clinicians can mitigate its effect

January 16, 2020
Although the link between climate change and health is “becoming increasingly clear,” the medical community is generally unaware of how…
Residency to Retirement Resource Center

Where does your financial advisor’s duty lie?

January 16, 2020
In the first article of this three-part series on investing we discussed the potential pitfalls of going it alone; current evidence suggests that…
In the Journals

SSc-related digital ulcers linked to worse disease burden, worse QoL, excess costs

January 16, 2020
Patients with digital ulcers related to systemic sclerosis experience worse disease burden, worse quality of life and an excess annual cost of AUD…