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Unlike ‘Grey’s Anatomy,’ Most of These Doctors Think About Quitting

07/30/2014 – 4:00 PM |

By Brad Broker
It may look like fun on Grey’s Anatomy, but most real life surgical residents think about quitting.
About one-fifth of all surgeons will quit …

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Cheesecake Factory Leads The Pack in Unhealthiest Xtreme Eating Awards of 2014

07/30/2014 – 1:55 PM |

Cheesecake FactoryBy Alan Lyndon

Take 14 slices of Aunt Jemima frozen Homestyle French Toast and stuff it with two and a half tubs of Kraft Philadelphia Original Cream Cheese.  Is this a recipe for a decadent eating contest where the winner gets a car and a free trip to the emergency room?

Nope.  It’s the Cheesecake Factory’s Bruléed French Toast, which also includes a side of bacon or ham for some artery clogging fun, and it’s a winner in this year’s Xtreme Eating Awards published by the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI).  It’s not necessarily an honor to make this list. Read the full story »

More Fallout From Doctors on Florida Gun Law Ruling

07/29/2014 – 10:13 AM |
guns

Physician groups are speaking out about Friday’s decision by a U.S. Court of Appeals that upholds a Florida law prohibiting doctors from speaking to their …

ADHD In Kids Leads To Substance Abuse

07/25/2014 – 2:17 PM |
ADHD

Children with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) are more likely to develop substance use disorders (SUDs) compared to non-affected peers.
According to an American Academy of Pediatrics …

Brief Consumer Guide To Health Law Court Decisions

07/23/2014 – 3:33 PM |
Medical Law

By Mary Agnes Carey
On Tuesday two U.S. appeals courts issued conflicting rulings on a subject that’s important to millions of people:  the availability of subsidies to help purchase …

Doctors Slam Recertification Rules As A Waste Of Time

07/21/2014 – 7:30 PM |
medical education

By Roni Caryn Rabin
Many specialists are balking at what they say are onerous new rules to get recertified, warning the demands will force some physicians out …

Doctors Should Have Formal Education On Human Trafficking

07/21/2014 – 7:15 PM |
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By Brad Broker
Prostitution, starvation, forced labor, physical abuse — these are the symptoms and effects of human trafficking.  And who are most likely to encounter …

Physician Ratings: What do your patients really think of you?

07/19/2014 – 8:00 PM |
Online Ratings

Medicine is a referral business. While some may say online ratings may not be the best place to go shopping for a doctor, it’s really …