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The Dark Side Of Medicine: How The Profession Can Become An Emotionally And Psychologically Manipulative Relationship

To the quiet physician who keeps her head down and powers through her days while secretly calculating the ratio of BS-to-be-tolerated versus time-to-retirement: I have some tough love for you. You are in a toxic relationship.

CMS To Crack Down On Medicare Advantage Audits, Poised To Claw Back Billions Of Dollars From Insurers

Federal regulators likely will claw back billions of dollars in overpayments made to Medicare Advantage plans beginning in 2018, backtracking from an earlier proposal that sought to collect on overpayments made to insurers more than a decade ago.

Colorado Doc Put On Probation For Ivermectin Prescriptions

The Colorado Medical Board put a family medicine physician's license on probationopens in a new tab or window after he admitted to prescribing ivermectin for COVID-19 without properly informing patients of the drug's risks or discussing the FDA-approved treatments for the disease.

From Science Nerd To Accomplished Ballroom Dancer: My Story As A Hospitalist

In high school, science was my thing. I wasn’t like the others. I wasn’t interested in teenage drama. The boys didn’t chase me, and I didn’t chase them.

Study: Merck Covid Drug Linked To New Virus Mutations

Merck & Co.’s Covid-19 pill is giving rise to new mutations of the virus in some patients, according to a study that underscores the risk of trying to intentionally alter the pathogen’s genetic code.

The $6 Soup That Saved A Pregnant Patient $20,000

A good cup of soup can be comforting during illness. It’s like a form of medicine. Soups have many vitamins and minerals, protein and carbohydrates, and of course, water or cream to help stay hydrated.

World Should 'Calm Down' About China Covid Variants, Chinese Scientist Says

The world should "calm down" about the possibility of new COVID-19 variants circulating in China, leading Chinese scientist George Gao said.

What Doctors Are Learning About Marijuana And Surgery

There’s a surprising side effect of a marijuana habit that many people don’t know: Regular users may need more anesthesia during medical procedures to remain sedated.