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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?
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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.
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April 18, 2017 | 0 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.”
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April 14, 2017 | 1 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.
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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.
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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.
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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?
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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.
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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.

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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.
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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).
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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.
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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.

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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.
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April 05, 2017 | 10 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

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