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Millennial Doctors May Be More Tech-Savvy, But Is That Better?

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Victoria Elizabeth Fischer was presented with a white coat by her grandfather, Dr. Christian Van Den Heuvel, at Georgetown University School of Medicine in August. The ceremony marks the start for each new class of medical students. Lisa Helfert/Courtesy of Georgetown University hide caption

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Doctor Shortage Looming? Maybe Not

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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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