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Hospitalists — a new face you've never met before

Another change that moves you away from your doctor

Hospitalists — a new face you've never met before

Mosquitos and disease

While much of the world's attention is focused on the Olympic athletes competing in Brazil, the medical world is focused on a little fellow with the name of Aedes Aegypti who is also visiting Brazil.

Practice Guidelines: recipes for best practice

But when bias creeps in, we all lose .

Practice Guidelines: recipes for best practice

Physician Suicide: A Canary in the Coal Mine

A problem that should concern us all.

Physician Suicide: A Canary in the Coal Mine

Unrealistic Cancer Care

Without cure there is still care.

High Cost of Medical Education

It is not in society's best interest.

Old Habits Die Hard

...which lead to lots of unnecessary tests.

To Operate or Not?

Even for the surgeon, this isn't an easy decision.

Difficult Choices at 30,000 Feet

Weighing benefits of one patient against another...

Bias in Medicine

Access to therapy appointments differs by race and class.

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