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08/01/2014 – 12:04 AM |

By Brad Broker
On the eve of its summer recess, Congress passed the $17 billion bill to overhaul the V.A.  The bill is now awaiting signature …

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Why I Became A Primary Care Physician

05/28/2014 – 2:25 PM |

By Steven Stroll, MD
I’ve been around medicine my entire life. I am the son, grandson, nephew, husband, cousin and brother-in-law of doctors. After years of …

Should Doctors Participate in the Death Penalty?

05/02/2014 – 3:41 PM |
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By now, you’ve heard about the execution-gone-bad in Oklahoma where inmate Clayton Lockett died of a heart attack forty minutes after his lethal injection began and was abruptly …

Doctors Ask For Ban On E-Cigarettes To Kids

03/10/2014 – 6:54 PM |

By Bruce A. MacLeod, MD and Allen Nussbaum, MD

Electronic cigarettes could be a “gateway” that introduces youth to smoking.

That’s what researchers from the Center for Tobacco …

Are Doctors Screening Their Patients for Hepatitis B?

02/14/2014 – 4:50 PM |

By Curtis T. Miyamoto, MD
I recently met with Chari Cohen, MPH DrPh(c), Director of Public Health, and Kuan-Lung Daniel Chen, MPH, CPH, Program Manager, of …

NY Times’ Bill Keller Slams Cancer Patient’s ‘Twitter Therapy;’ Now Everyone Hates Bill Keller

01/15/2014 – 7:20 PM |
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By Brad Broker
New York Times columnist Bill Keller has made himself the news for his recent remarks about the blog and Twitter feed of Lisa Bonchek Adams, who writes about …

Chasing Ghosts:
 An Inside Look at The Mind of a Surgeon

09/17/2013 – 6:06 PM |

By Dr. Ismael Nuño, MD
Chasing ghosts in the operating room sounds supernatural, but it is actually something we surgeons really do. Each one of us …