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What A Lifetime Of Gaslighting By Other Doctors Feels Like

“If your shoulder were really injured, that maneuver would make you scream in pain,” he told me confidently. My husband and I recently established care with a new family doctor.

UCSF Top Doc: Why Covid Variant BA.5 Is ‘A Different Beast’

The new BA.5 strain of the COVID-causing virus is “a different beast” from ones we’ve already seen — more infectious and better able to evade immune responses — and “we need to change our thinking” about how to defend against it, according to Dr. Bob Wachter, UCSF’s chair of medicine.

Study: 6 Themes Linked To Physician Suicides

Six overarching themes contributed to physician job stress and suicides, a study published June 29 found.

Don’t Let Medicine Crush You

The house is asleep, and I can’t turn off my brain. I just cried my way through an episode of SEAL Team, especially the part where two SEALs are opening up to a psychologist about feeling broken.

Understanding Monkeypox And How Outbreaks Spread

The global eradication of smallpox more than 40 years ago was one of the greatest achievements in public-health history, vanquishing a cause of death, blindness and disfigurement that had plagued humanity for at least 3,000 years.

Dear Sirs: I Am A Woman Orthopedic Surgeon

From an early age, I shared the soccer field with my younger brother, and later, we shared an orthopedic surgeon when I tore my ACL. I worked hard and excelled at my public STEM high school in New York City.

Covid-19 Vaccine Doses, Once In High Demand, Now Thrown Away

Governments, drugmakers and vaccination sites are discarding tens of millions of unused Covid-19 vaccine doses amid sagging demand, a sharp reversal from the early days of the mass-vaccination campaign, when doses were scarce.

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