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Partnerships instead of short-term help: Jean Jumeau Batsch, an obstetrician-gynecologist in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, is collaborating with Dr. Ambereen Sleemi, from New York City, to build a training program for Haitian OB-GYNs. Courtesy of Dr. Ambereen Sleemi. hide caption

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If you bought this 1954 Buick when it was new, the price was just about as mysterious as it is today for hip replacement surgery. Hugo90/Flickr hide caption

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A package of microwave popcorn promoting Johnson & Johnson's antipsychotic drug Invega back in 2008 would have been a no-no at many medical schools. Nurse Ratched's Place hide caption

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Doctors' use of CT head scans for hospitalized patients didn't change when the prices were revealed at the time an order was being made. Wikimedia Commons hide caption

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Maribel Ramos, 13, has both sickle cell disease and an abnormality of blood vessels called moyamoya. Both put her at risk of stroke, and, together, they add up to a 95 percent chance of a major stroke. Richard Knox/NPR hide caption

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As Childhood Strokes Increase, Surgeons Aim To Reduce Risks

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To reduce errors by doctors in training, medical educators have capped how long they can work. But enforcing the limits can be a challenge. iStockphoto hide caption

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Computerized Health Records Breed Digital Discontent For Some Doctors

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Weekend Vote Will Bring Controversial Changes To Psychiatrists' Bible

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