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The Worst Enemy Of A Doctor Is Another Doctor

“The worst enemy of a doctor is another doctor,” said one of my professors during rounds when I was doing my internal medicine clerkship as a third-year medical student.

Why Doctors Hate Their Computers

Digitization promises to make medical care easier and more efficient. But are screens coming between doctors and patients?

The Uphill Fight Against Fake Prescription Drugs

Drug companies and law enforcement struggle to stop online sales of counterfeit versions of medications like Xanax laced with fentanyl that can kill unsuspecting users

A CT Scan For Cancer And Your Risk Of An Incidental Diagnosis

About one in fifty people reading this essay will be diagnosed with kidney cancer at some time in their life. In fact, one out of one people writing this essay has already been diagnosed with kidney cancer.

Make Your 15 Minutes With A Patient Memorable

Compassion. Empathy. These are some of the words commonly thrown around in medical school and residency training. If you ask most medical students why they chose medicine, they will respond with something like this: “ I love to help people,” or “I want to save a life.”

The ER Isn't the Answer To Broken Healthcare

I’ve only worked four shifts of urgent care so far, but four 12-hour shifts means I’ve seen a lot: a lot of patients, a lot of different ailments, a lot of different reasons that people come to urgent care centers.

Graduating Residents Should Never Buy A New House

It’s that time of year again. Over 30,000 medical residents are about to finish their training and start their first job. Many of them will make some big financial mistakes during their first year that will haunt them for years to come.

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