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AJM’s Best of 2014: The Lives of Black Physicians in the South

Professor and Dr Richard D. deShazo et al’s series of articles dealing with the history of African American medical school applicants and physicians in the Deep South during the contentious years of desegregation represent the very best articles published in The American Journal of Medicine during 2014. Dr deShazo et al courageously detail the various ways in which discriminatory practices were used […]

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The Onion

AJM ‘Research’ Featured in The Onion

Is imitation the sincerest form of flattery? If so, The Onion paid a compliment to The American Journal of Medicine in August. A satirical Onion post cites a fictitious research study warning people not to spend too much time together. From The Onion… A study published Thursday in The American Journal Of Medicine determined that it is highly detrimental […]

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Wyoming Institute of Technology Aspergers Article Is a Spoof

The Wyoming Institute of Technology (WIT) recently posted a satirical piece stating that The American Journal of Medicine will be publishing an article by WIT’s Dr. Franklin Forrester on the link between Aspergers syndrome and murder. Since the Journal’s editorial office has been contacted about this fake research article, we felt the need to clarify that this story is […]

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multiple sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis CME Course: Disease Management and Clinical Trial Data

The American Journal of Medicine is offering a new continuing medical education (CME) course on multiple sclerosis: Multiple Sclerosis Updates: Disease Management and Clinical Trial Data The 65th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN 2013) presented lectures, data, poster sessions, and panel discussions that provided up-to-date information on current clinical trials. Further […]

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CME Course Updates Physicians on Parkinson’s Disease Care

The American Journal of Medicine has a new continuing medical education (CME) course on Parkinson’s disease on our website: An Update on Parkinson’s Disease: Improving Patient Outcomes Neurologists are faced with many challenges in caring for patients with Parkinson’s disease (PD). This chronic, long-term illness that affects at least one million people in the United […]

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