August 20, 2015 A growing body of research suggests that doctors' racial biases and other prejudices continue to affect the care patients received. Medical educators say self-awareness is an important first step.
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March 3, 2015 Just 10 questions about bad childhood experiences can turn up undiagnosed illness in adults, research suggests. So why don't more doctors ask? Some say they aren't equipped to deal with the answers.
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Nurse Practioner Tina Clark examines Anastacia Casperson at the Glide Health Clinic in San Francisco.
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May 9, 2013 Some 15 states are expected to consider giving advanced practice nurses more independence and authority this year. It's part of a push to meet increased demand for primary care as more people get insurance under the health law.
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Shanda Johnson, right, a nurse practitioner, interviews patient Bill Gilligan at a MinuteClinic at the CVS drug store in North Brunswick, N.J.
June 26, 2012 Walk-in clinics are getting traction with consumers, hospitals and retailers. A visit to a clinic costs less than one to the doctor or hospital emergency room. And the clinics present less of a hassle.
June 6, 2011 In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, immigration crackdowns on employers, and the future of The New York Times. In the second hour, tensions between doctors and nurses, and comedian Aisha Tyler.
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