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Overdosing on Toxic Treatments...

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Today would have been easier if I did not give a damn. Easier if suffering was not real. Much easier, if I did not care. ...

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An big increase in CT scanning, the potential for Supreme Court fallout, the human microbiome mapped, cancer survivors increase and more from our Daily Briefing.

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Immigration enforcement cracking down on farmworker clinics, vaccines innappropiately stored, hospitals ranked, drug-resistant gonorrhea spreading and more from our Daily Briefing.

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You don't want to be a disease mongerer, do you? Here's how to avoid it in your work.

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A ban on Big Gulp sodas in New York, High-fructose corn syrup, cancer treatments, junk foods and dieting.

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An oncologist offers his perspective on medical errors. The driving force is fear and guilt: fear for the mistakes you might make, guilt for the mistakes you already made.

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In his eye-opening new book, Dr. Otis Brawley takes aim at doctors who prescribe too much, drug companies who promise too much, and the system that rewards them both with hefty incomes and sales.

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The American Pain Foundation – an industry-funded promoter of painkillers - closed its doors last week amid a federal inquiry. Here's how some top-notch journalists helped make it happen.

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What's an 87-year-old doctor to do when he's banned from performing surgery but still allowed to practice medicine? Prescribe medical marijuana in a dubious clinic.

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