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USPSTF’s Latest Take on Prostate Cancer Screening

In a preliminary draft recommendation, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force now asks clinicians to individualize decision-making about prostate-specific antigen screening.

Guideline Watch

Not Enough Evidence to Screen for Celiac Disease in Asymptomatic Patients

The USPSTF does not address targeted screening in patients at above-average risk.

ACP Recommendations for Noninvasive Therapies for Acute, Subacute, and Chronic Low Back Pain

The American College of Physicians has evaluated a broad array of treatment options.

Recent Audio Interviews

For Obese Patients, a Relatively New Device for Weight Reduction

Listen to our interview with Christopher Thompson, MD (Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts), in which he discusses the FDA-approved AspireAssist System.