General Medicine

General Medicine



Immunotherapy to Fight Cancer Begins to Work

Dr. Anthony Komaroff considers evidence on three different immunotherapeutic approaches are being tested in clinical trials.

Guideline Watch

Screening for Thyroid Dysfunction

Again, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force concludes that evidence is insufficient to assess the balance of benefits and harms.

CDC Adult Immunization Schedule for 2015

The 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine now is recommended for older adults.

Insights on Residency Training

Heroes Do Exist Free

Dr. Ahmad Yousaf (2015-16 Chief Resident in Internal Medicine at at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School) compares comic book superheroes with the best physicians — and finds that they have many of the same characteristics.

Recent Audio Interviews

Medical Expulsive Therapy for Ureteral Stones: No Better Than Placebo

Listen to our interview with Timothy Averch, MD (Director of Endourology at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania), in which he discusses whether medical expulsive therapy should continue to be the standard of care.