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07/28/2014 – 1:53 PM |

By Brad Broker
“The federal government should repeal the ban on marijuana.”
That’s the official opinion of The New York Times, which published on Sunday the first …

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ADHD In Kids Leads To Substance Abuse

07/25/2014 – 2:17 PM |

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 …

Doc: 3D Mammogram Significantly Improves Breast Cancer Detection

07/23/2014 – 5:40 PM |
3D Mammogram

By Debra Somers Copit, MD 
As anyone who goes to the movies knows, three-dimensional images are far more dramatic and explicit than those shown on a …

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 |
human trafficking

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 …

Doctors More Likely Than Their Patients To Be Organ Donors

07/16/2014 – 9:25 PM |
organ donor

Doctors are more likely to be organ donors than their patients, according to a new study.
Currently, over 100,000 people in the U.S. alone are waiting …

Study Shows Link Between Stress and Infertility in Women

07/16/2014 – 12:49 PM |
Dr. Larry Barmat

According to a recent study published in the journal Human Reproduction, researchers have discovered a connection between women with high levels of a stress biomarker and an increased …