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Balancing Opioid Medication In Chronic Pain

She walked in with a cane, bent over like a question mark. She was in her seventies and as sweet as people in that age group tend to be. I think most of the cranky ones don’t make it that far.

Doctor Burnout Is Rampant. Online Patient Messaging Portals Aren’t Helping

A news headline reads: “Popular heartburn medicine increases dementia risk by 33%.” Your heart sinks. Should you message your doctor and ask whether you should stop your heartburn medication?

Fish Oil Labels Make Health Claims, Despite Lack Of Data

Many labels on fish oil supplements make unsubstantiated health claims, and products contain variable daily doses of EPA plus DHA, a cross-sectional study suggests.

High Blood Pressure Is the World’s Biggest Killer. Now There’s a Plan to Tackle It

Once considered a disease of the affluent, hypertension now affects a third of all adults. The WHO wants nations to get organized to combat it.

Only 40% Of Physicians Recommend Career In Medicine

More physicians are regretting choosing a career in medicine, according to a new survey. Sixty-one percent of physicians said they'd choose their profession again, down from 68 percent in 2022.

Medical Debt Is Killing Our Patients

As an emergency medicine resident in the early 2000s, I cared for a patient in her early 60s with back pain. Prior to the passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), approximately 16% of emergency department patients were uninsured.

Zurzuvae: A Beacon Of Hope For Postpartum Depression Or A Superficial Solution?

The FDA approval of Zurzuvae (zuranolone), the first oral medication, has offered new hope to mothers who have exhausted all other treatment options to cope with their postpartum depression.

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