Clinical Features

Derm Dx: Blue-purple macule beneath the nail

A patient aged 28 years presents complaining of pain in her fingernail, which has been present for four months.

On physical exam you note a very ...

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Throughout the summer, read our newsletters, share your proudest practitioner moments, and vote for your favorite reader-submitted story.

The case for vegetarianism in the fight against heart disease

Multiple studies show that just about any low-meat or no-meat diet reduces almost all controllable risk factors for cardiovascular disease.

Know your EMTALA policies

Emergency department staff was unaware of special guidelines for chest pain.

Skin-to-skin contact 'all benefits' for moms, babies

Skin-to-skin contact immediately following birth makes an easier transition from fetal to newborn life.

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Long-term weight loss decreases diabetes risk

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Tech program helps PCPs identify undiagnosed hypertension

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The birds that set up homes in our backyards can serve as a reminder to pause and reflect.

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Why was the AAPA MIA on recent SCOTUS decision?

The AAPA has been notably absent in discussing politically-charged health care issues.

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What is it about dialysis that improves psoriasis?

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Education

Meeting the nutritional needs of toddlers

Meeting the nutritional needs of toddlers

Optimal nutrition in early childhood supports growth and development and can encourage lifelong healthy eating habits.

Flat-topped papules on a child's trunk

Flat-topped papules on a child's trunk

A 5-year-old African-American male presented to the dermatology clinic for evaluation of an eruption that had been present for 2 ...

Enduring eruption of papules on the chest

Enduring eruption of papules on the chest

An 8-year-old African-American female presented to dermatology with an eruption on the chest. The mother reported that it had been ...

Annular eruption on the lower leg

Annular eruption on the lower leg

An otherwise healthy 38-year-old woman presented to the dermatology clinic with a several-month history of a slightly itchy, expanding rash ...

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