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It’s Time To Replace The 0-10 Pain Intensity Scale With A Better Measure

The 0-to-10 pain intensity scale that has become a familiar feature of clinical care had its origin in experimental psychophysics studies that investigated the relationship between noxious stimulus intensity and pain experience.

The Patient Case Against Requiring Medical Chaperones

A third person is just a third wheel in a trusting doctor-patient relationship. Yale-New Haven Hospital and affiliated clinics have a rule that a chaperone must be present for any examination of so-called "sensitive" areas, including breasts, genitalia, and perianal area.

The Kentucky Derby: Factors That Contribute To Winning And What Medical Training Can Learn From Them

The Kentucky Derby is an annual horse race held in Louisville, Kentucky, on the first Saturday in May. It is considered one of the most prestigious horse races in the world and is the first leg of the Triple Crown of thoroughbred racing, followed by Preakness Stakes and the Belmont stakes.

Young Americans Are Dying At Alarming Rates, Reversing Years Of Progress

Car accidents, homicides, suicides and drug overdoses have pushed up death rates for children and teens in the U.S.

Worried About The Possible Envision Bankruptcy? You Should Be.

Envision, a private equity-backed clinician staffing firm that also manages ambulatory surgical centers and care after hospitalization, is expected to file Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

He Defied Alzheimer’s For Two Decades. Scientists Want To Know How.

When a Colombian man was first evaluated by neurologists at age 67, he was cognitively normal, and neither he nor his family had concerns about his memory. So scientists began to follow his extraordinary case closely.

Why Aren’t We Better At Predicting When A Baby Is Due?

Ashley Randolph was 34 weeks and five days pregnant, and she was afraid. Her first two children, Aiden and London, had been born premature, each at exactly 34 weeks.