General Medicine

General Medicine



How Common Is Asthma in Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease?

In a large cohort study, about 15% of COPD patients had asthma characteristics as well.

Guideline Watch

Screening for Depression in Adults: A USPSTF Recommendation Statement Free

Screening is recommended for all adults, including pregnant and postpartum women.

Prescribing Generic Medications: A “Best Practice” Guideline

The American College of Physicians recommends that clinicians prescribe generic drugs whenever possible.

Insights on Residency Training

Don't Give Up! Free

Dr. Gregory Shumer (Chief Resident, University of Michigan Family Practice Residency) recounts how he has persevered in medical school and residency despite feeling overwhelmed at times.

Recent Audio Interviews

An Unforeseen Complication of the New Hepatitis C Drugs

Listen to our interview with Chloe Thio, MD (Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland), in which she discusses reactivation of hepatitis B virus during treatment for hepatitis C viral infection.