Syphilis on the Rise What Went Wrong?

follow us on twitter: @GoAfricaNetwork ,@DocSamuelJones June 7, 2016 As the 1990s ended, syphilis was on the decline. At least in part due to safer sexual behaviors prompted by the AIDS epidemic,1 the rate of incident syphilis declined to fewer than 4 cases per 100 000 by the year 2000, a … Continue reading

Obesity Levels Rise to 40% in US Women

The Unrelenting Challenge of Obesity follow us on twitter: @GoAfricaNetwork ,@DocSamuelJones JAMA June 7, 2016 In this issue of JAMA, Flegal and colleagues1 and Ogden and colleagues2 report updated findings related to the prevalence of obesity in the United States. The news is neither good … Continue reading

The Graying of US Physicians

follow us on twitter: @GoAfricaNetwork ,@DocSamuelJones JAMA Implications for Quality and the Future Supply of Physicians When should a physician retire? This question is being asked more frequently as the number of physicians in the United States older than 60 years continues to increase. … Continue reading