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I'm A Young Doctor. How Do I Work 28-Hour Days And Find Balance?

The ACGME says that it is concerned about resident well-being, but it puts all the responsibility on residents to stay well under conditions that scientific evidence tells us contribute to stress, burnout, depression and even suicide...

Travel Ban Uncertainty Worries Hospitals, Med Students As Match Day Nears

Though courts have suspended the ban for now, the continuing uncertainty surrounding it and what a potential rewrite could look like has international medical school graduates and teaching hospitals on edge as they prepare for one of their biggest days of the year — Match Day on March 17.

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For Years Doctors Wrongly Diagnosed These Strange Episodes As Panic Attacks

“I was seeing a psychiatrist, and she wouldn’t listen to me when I kept saying, ‘I have sensory stuff; there’s something sensory going on,’ ” Schneider said. “She would say, ‘No, you have panic disorder.’ . . . So I found somebody new.”

How This Cardiology Fellow Learned To Love Call

As crucial as it is to gain clinical wisdom, though, I know that maturing as a doctor also involves something more nebulous, but just as important: developing a collaborative spirit. No doctor is an island.

12.2 Million People Just Signed Up For Obamacare, Despite Its Problems

An analysis showed that a clear majority of those enrolled — nearly 64 percent — live in states that Trump carried in November. “If they are going to replace it, it had better be as good or better than what is there, and if it’s not I think it’s going to cost them,”

Anti Vaxxers Are Not Winning

There is a New York Times op-ed entitled “How the Anti-Vaxxers Are Winning” circulating at the moment. It claims that “It’s looking as if 2017 could become the year when the anti-vaccination movement gains ascendancy in the United States...

Haight Ashbury Free Clinic Turns Into A Healthcare Conglomerate

Since it opened in 1967, the Haight Ashbury Free Medical Clinic has been a refuge for everyone from flower children to famous rock stars to Vietnam War veterans returning home addicted to heroin.

What Did Big Pharma Do For Me Today?

Office-based physicians provided an estimated $10.5 billion worth of in-kind services and charity care to the uninsured in 2013, according to an analysis of uncompensated care in the United States.

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