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MD Anderson Bullying Scandal: Top Doc Accused Of 'Mafia-Style Abuse', Plagiarism

Coworkers allege top cancer doctor verbally abused junior employees for years. Young scientist argues doctor stifled her research and derailed her career.

Plastic Surgeon Illegally Restricted Negative Reviews, Judge Rules

A plastic surgeon broke federal law when he restricted patients from posting negative reviews by requiring them to sign nondisclosure agreements before they received care, a district judge has ruled.

WHO Overturns Airborne Disease Spread Doctrine. The CDC Might Not Act On It.

The World Health Organization (WHO) has issued a report that transforms how the world understands respiratory infections like COVID-19, influenza, and measles.

Early-Career Physicians Working Temp Roles To 'Test Drive' Practice Settings

Physicians and advanced practice providers are opting for the flexibility of temporary, locum tenens work in seek of improved job conditions and to relieve burnout, according to an April 23 survey.

Is Your Cancer Test Accurate? The FDA Wants To Make Sure

If your cancer lab test isn’t valid, wrong results could mean you don’t get a drug that could save your life. Or it could mean you take a drug that won’t help you but will bombard you with side effects.

Docs Vent As Feds Investigate Private Equity, Consolidation In Medicine

As three federal agencies investigate how private equity ownership and consolidation of healthcare organizations affects patient care and costs, physicians are giving them an earful.

Parsing The Truth About The Medicare Advantage Controversy

From a clinical quality perspective, it's not complicated; Medicare Advantage (MA) works. As anyone with a television knows, MA ("also known as Part C") is the privately operated version of federally funded health insurance coverage that is available to all Americans age 65 and older.

Genes Known To Increase The Risk Of Alzheimer’s May Actually Be An Inherited Form Of The Disorder

Alzheimer’s disease may be inherited more often than previously known, according to a new study that paints a clearer picture of a gene long known to be linked to the common form of dementia.