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ACG 2011: Challenging Issues in Ulcerative Colitis Therapy - Adherence and Quality of Life [Podcast]

Raymond Cross, MD, associate professor of medicine and director of the inflammatory bowel disease program at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, describes challenges with adherence to therapy and discusses methods to improve quality of life.




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The American Academy of Family Physicians is launching a 3-year public relations and lobbying campaign to “tackle issues ranging from payment reform to workforce development,” the organization announced. Discussing the plan at his inaugural address to the AAFM Assembly Oct. 22, Robert Wergin, MD, the group’s new president, said the slogan for the effort will be “Health Is Primary.”