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Unmasking The Truth: The Shocking Reality Of The Opioid Epidemic And Who’s Really To Blame

Glide your hand over a piece of velvet and you notice the smoothness. You feel its aggregated smoothness, not the individualized roughness of each fiber.

A Rare Domestic Resurgence Of Malaria Is Circulating In The US

The mosquito-borne disease was eliminated here long ago. Now “revenge travel,” global migration, poor public funding—and maybe climate change—could help it come back.

You Can Dismiss A Difficult Patient, But Should You?

Some patients continually cancel their appointments, ignore your medical directions, treat your staff rudely, or send you harassing emails.

A Physician’s Typical Day, As Envisioned By A Non-Clinician Health Care MBA: A Satire

My alarm goes off at 3:30 a.m. for some early charting. I love these pre-work hours, even though it’s my own unpaid time. I went into debt for hundreds of thousands of dollars to have the need for sleep trained out of me.

Antidepressant Medications Might Help Block COVID-19

Can common anti-depressants prevent COVID-19 infection? That's the suggestion of research based on infection trends among more than 5,600 mental health care patients in the United Kingdom from April to December 2020.

Clinicians Aren't Always To Blame For Medical Errors

It's no exaggeration to assert that hospitals can be hazardous to your health. Medical errors are the third leading cause of death in the U.S., according to a 2016 report. Such misfortunes violate the cornerstone precept of the Hippocratic Oath: do no harm.

The Rising Threat Of Lung Cancer In Asian American Female Nonsmokers

“It’s adenocarcinoma,” said the voice on the other end of the phone. I couldn’t believe it. “Lung cancer? Me? How could that be? I’ve never smoked!”

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