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A Diary Of Deaths Reminds Doctor Of Life

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Alana and Troy Pack died in 2003 when a woman abusing pain pills hit the children with her car. The accident has led to a ballot measure that, among other things, would put new constraints on physicians. Courtesy of the Pack family hide caption

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California Ballot Measure Pits Doctors Against Lawyers

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A federal database, though imperfect, will make it easier for patients to find out about the ties between doctors and industry. John Bolesky/Corbis hide caption

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Liberian physician Martha Zarway continues work in a temporary clinic while her original facility is disinfected. Tommy Trenchard for NPR hide caption

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Martha Zarway Of Monrovia: 'I'm A Doctor, So We Can't Run Away'

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4 Years Of Lessons Learned About Drugmakers' Payments To Doctors

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Cardiologist Speaks From The Heart About America's Medical System

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When Patients Read What Their Doctors Write

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First-year medical student Ngabo Nzigira gets ready to see a patient at a Kaiser Permanente facility in Sacramento. Andrew Nixon/Capital Public Radio hide caption

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California Experiments With Fast-Tracking Medical School

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When weighing the risk of heart disease, how the numbers are presented to patients can make all the difference. iStockphoto hide caption

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For Better Treatment, Doctors And Patients Share The Decisions

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