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Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 4:00am
Can you imagine a lawyer stopping in the middle of a divorce deposition to type up everything that was just said? Why then do we ask doctors to do such rote tasks?
April 19, 2017 | 3 comments
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 4:00am
Journalists have heard it a million times: use multiple sources. But as William Heisel explains, that means more than conducting a bunch of interviews and filling up notebooks.
April 18, 2017 | 0 comments
Friday, April 14, 2017 - 4:00am
California and Michigan offer real-world laboratories for state policies that clamp down on vaccine exemptions, and the early results are very encouraging.
April 14, 2017 | 1 comments
Friday, April 14, 2017 - 4:00am
“What you’re hearing is that the pain killer problem has turned into a heroin problem,” Dr. Andrew Kolodny said. “That makes for a good story, but that isn’t really what’s going on.”
April 14, 2017 | 1 comments
Friday, April 14, 2017 - 12:00am
Partners In Health (PIH) is looking for a new Writer/Editor who is committed to improving the health of the poor and marginalized. Plus, don't forget about these approaching fellowship deadlines.
April 14, 2017 | 0 comments
Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 4:00am
The historic defeat sent a signal to politicians that everyone needs health coverage, comprehensive benefits, and sick people can’t be left out.
April 13, 2017 | 0 comments
Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 4:00am
Every reporter has been there: Something ends up in your notebook that just doesn’t feel right. So, how do you handle such situations?
April 11, 2017 | 1 comments
Monday, April 10, 2017 - 4:00am
In Bakersfield, Calif., researchers found 30-day readmission rates dropped significantly when pharmacists where given a larger role in caring for patients.
April 10, 2017 | 0 comments
Monday, April 10, 2017 - 12:17am

Despite steroid and pain-killer injections, expensive and invasive treatments like spinal fusion, disc surgery, spinal cord stimulators, nerve ablation and controversial opioid drugs, chronic pain is becoming worse in the U.S. adult population.

April 10, 2017 | 1 comments
Friday, April 7, 2017 - 11:00am
A paper published Thursday in The Lancet highlights huge disparities in the rate of parental incarceration in the U.S. The findings have clear implications for children's health.
April 07, 2017 | 0 comments
Friday, April 7, 2017 - 12:00am
The Hill Extra needs a Healthcare Policy & Regulation Reporter. Plus, check out open positions at The Oklahoman, The Morning Call, Senior Living Executive Magazine and Defense Health Agency (DHA).
April 07, 2017 | 0 comments
Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 4:00am
Why not allow Medicare to negotiate lower prescription drug prices? Economists such as Neeraj Sood worry such a move would hamper crucial innovations over time. But not everyone agrees.
April 06, 2017 | 0 comments
Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 11:37am

Thanks to drug safety scandals and new methods of marketing, the bloom has fallen off the pharmaceutical representatives' roses.

April 05, 2017 | 0 comments
Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 4:00am
Should medical residents still be allowed to work 28-hour shifts? One doctor recounts her exhausting, nightmarish shift in the ER as an example of what can go wrong as the hours stretch on.
April 05, 2017 | 13 comments
Monday, April 3, 2017 - 1:11pm

Shocking recent reports in Newsweek and on ABC News “20/20” expose brutal torture and abuse by now-convicted felons and at least one accused pastor targeting troubled teens — and gay youths singled out for “gay conversion” therapy.

As illustrated in a police complaint filed by now 17-year-old Luca

April 03, 2017 | 0 comments



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