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Welcome to the American College of Physicians' Newsroom. This page is designed to provide the latest ACP news and multimedia for the media, ACP members, and the general public.

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Internists Disagree with Florida Court Decision Preventing Physicians from Asking Health Questions
Ruling Destructive to Patient-Physician Relationship
Washington, July 28, 2014 - The American College of Physicians (ACP) today said that it strongly disagrees with last week’s Florida court decision upholding a state law that bars doctors from asking patients about gun ownership. The ruling in the case, which included the Florida ACP chapter as a plaintiff, overturned a decision by a lower court that had struck it down two years ago.

American College of Physicians and MedU collaborate to bring High Value Care course to medical students
Philadelphia, July 7, 2014 -- The American College of Physicians (ACP) and MedU have collaborated to create an online High Value Care course for medical students based on a curriculum developed by ACP and the Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine (AAIM).

American College of Physicians recommends against screening pelvic examination in adult, asymptomatic, average risk, non-pregnant women
ACP's new evidence-based guideline finds that harms of screening pelvic examination outweigh any demonstrated benefits
PHILADELPHIA, July 1, 2014 -- Many women and physicians believe that a pelvic examination should be part of annual well visits, but an analysis of the current evidence by ACP shows that the harms outweigh any demonstrated benefits.

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Pill appearance affects how patients take their medications

Video news story about how pill appearance affects medication adherence, featuring Aaron S. Kesselheim, M.D., J.D., M.P.H.

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6/11/2014 Is gun violence a public health issue? - CBS News
6/11/2014 Major Medical Organizations Establish Ambitious Diabetes Registry - Forbes
5/27/2014 New diabetes treatment strategies for primary care to boost patient adherence - Medical Economics
5/21/2014 Docs continue to prescribe antibiotics for acute bronchitis - Reuters Health
5/1/2014 More Practices Adopt Team-Based Model Of Medicine - CBS New York

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Page Updated: July 28, 2014

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