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Pediatric Patients Need Appropriate Pain Management After Surgery

Fear of opioid addiction and misuse has been instilled into the American public – in many cases rightfully so. However, we are concerned that new guidelines for opioid prescribing in children and adolescents after surgery recently published do not adequately address the intricacies of pediatric pain management.

Physician Suicide: We Need Safe Spaces To Talk About It

Three years ago, I met Dr. Boyce Fish*, the ER physician revived after suicide. I also met Rachel Dawson, wife of Dr. Chris Dawson who killed himself and his two children.

USC Paying $1.1B Settlement After Decades Of Sex Abuse Claims Facing Gynecologist

USC has agreed to pay more than $1.1 billion to former patients of campus gynecologist George Tyndall, the largest sex abuse payout in higher education history.

“I Cried Every Day”: Doctors Explain Why They’re Leaving Their Jobs

Tanya Wildes, MD, is one of those doctors who was born, not made. She’s known that medicine was her calling since she was four years old, when she instinctively reset her sister’s dislocated finger (please don’t try it at home, she warns). And yet last August, after 12 years of practicing medicine, she decided to resign from her job as an oncologist in St. Louis, MO — and, at least for now, leave medicine altogether.

53% Of Physicians Report Jump In Unhoused, Impoverished Patients

The pandemic-related economic downturn is creating serious health consequences for patients worldwide, according to a study published March 16. The study surveyed a random sample of 2,696 physicians from 30 countries between Feb. 25 and March 1.

States Are Finding More Unreported Covid-19 Deaths

While Covid-19 deaths head lower, raising hopes that the U.S. is turning a corner as vaccinations continue, states around the country are steadily finding previously unreported deaths that are causing data confusion.

Covid-19 Patients With Cancer, HIV, May Play A Role In Emergence Of Variants

Some hospitalized patients with weakened immune systems were shown to have mutating viruses months before the variants were discovered in the outside world.

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