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Derm Dx: Severe ridging along the nails

A patient aged 45 years presents complaining of ridging along her nails. She denies trauma. She also denies rubbing or manipulating her proximal nail fold. ...

Strength training tips for older patients

As people age, everyday activities may not be as easy as they used to be -- carrying groceries, walking through the park, stairs, etc. ...

Summer of Readership Appreciation

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

Know your EMTALA policies

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

Strategies for helping obese patients

A recent study suggests class III obesity shortens life span by 6.5 to 13.7 years.

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COPD costs projected to reach $49B in 2020

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Dieting young triggers greater health complications later in life

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Supreme court ruling puts gynecologic cancer prevention at risk

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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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