November 2015 Vol 8, No 8

Within weeks of graduating from medical school in July 1981, my physician wife and I moved to Philadelphia to begin our internships. Philadelphia seemed a world away from suburban Long Island, New York, where I grew up, but it has been my home for most of my professional life.
An important study by RAND Corporation showed problems in the overall quality of care (patients received only 55% of recommended services among 439 quality measures) as well as variability of care (quality of medical services ranging from 10% to 79% depending on medical condition).
During the past 15 years, advances in the treatment of relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS) have reshaped the way clinicians and patients approach this disabling chronic disorder.
Drugs for hypercholesterolemia represent 1 of the 10 most widely prescribed pharmaceutical classes in the United States. Rosuvastatin ranks second among the most widely prescribed drugs, with 21.4 million total prescriptions monthly as of March 2015.
A chronic disease of the central nervous system, multiple sclerosis (MS) is considered an immune-­mediated disorder in which the immune system attacks healthy neuronal tissue.

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