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Dr. Raj Mangrulkar and medical student Jesse Burk-Rafel at the University of Michigan Medical School. Good communication skills, teamwork and adaptability will help doctors thrive through swift changes in medical science, Mangrulkar says. Leisa Thompson/Courtesy of University of Michigan Medical School hide caption

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Medical Schools Reboot For 21st Century

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The ParaGuard IUD, which releases copper into the uterine cavity, can last up to 10 years. In clinical studies, the pregnancy rate among women using the device was less than 1 pregnancy per 100 women annually. Mark Harmel/Science Source hide caption

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Medical residents including Dr. Amy Ho (bottom right) helped with first aid at the Pitchfork Music Festival in Chicago. Courtesy Amy Ho hide caption

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

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Michael Sawyer, the latest doctor in his family, holds a portrait of his grandfather Dr. Ken Sawyer, while his father Robert, a surgeon, looks on. Barry Gutierrez for NPR hide caption

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A Denver Family Of Doctors Has Seen Medicine Transformed

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Family Doctors Consider Dropping Birth Control Training Rule

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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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What Clementines Can Teach Surgeons

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