Clinical Correlations

The NYU Langone Health Online Journal of Medicine


A New Take on Quitting Smoking…

Breaking News Neuro 1 min read

Landing on the front page of the New York Times today is a study from Science that may turn addiction medicine on its head…no pun intended.   Of 32 smokers who had suffered a brain injury, they found that 16 who had …

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A drug for NASH that may work?

GI Journal Club 2 min read

Commentary By: Sandra D'Angelo, PGY-3

Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) is a disease in which patients have features of alcoholic hepatitis on liver biopsy without a prior history of significant alcohol consumption and negative hepatitis serologies. It is unclear …

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Mystery Quiz #2

Posted By Robert Smith, MD Associate Professor of Medicine, Division Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

The patient is a 77 year old male whose chief complaint was severe left hip pain of five years duration.  As part of a preoperative evaluation for hip surgery, a routine chest x-ray was obtained as …

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Medical Malpractice 101

Healthcare Policy 5 min read

Commentary By: Sandeep Mangalmurti, MD, JD PGY-1

For many physicians, medical malpractice is like paying taxes; inevitable, but incomprehensible.  This is unfortunate, since most physicians offer unique insights into the current debate on malpractice reform.  Hopefully this article will begin …

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