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  • From outbreaks of Legionnaires disease to the emergence of antimicrobial-resistant disorders, community-acquired infections have become an increasing focus in the healthcare community and in the media. Learn more about 11 of these conditions.
  • Changes in urine color may be the result of conditions as benign as the presence of excreted pigments or signal more serious processes such as infections or malignancies. Do you know the following causes of discolored urine?
  • Complex breast masses are seen to contain both solid (echogenic) and cystic (anechoic) components on ultrasonography. Learn more about distinguishing among the numerous benign and malignant processes that can give rise to these lesions.
  • Clinical manifestations of aortic dissection are often missed on initial evaluation. Is there a 'can't miss' combination of signs and symptoms to correctly identify these dangerous tears?
 

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  • Top News From ACR 2017: Slideshow A highly anticipated trial probing the benefit of stopping methotrexate for 2 weeks after flu vaccination to boost immune response in RA patients is among the meeting highlights.
 
 

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