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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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Doctors Still Can’t Talk to Patients About Guns; AAP Condemns Court Ruling

07/28/2014 – 3:12 PM |

The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals decision to uphold a “physician gag law” in Florida violates the First Amendment rights of pediatricians and threatens their ability to counsel …

Proposed Medical Marijuana Bill Would Help Epilepsy Patients (VIDEO)

07/28/2014 – 1:53 PM |
medical marijuana

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 …

10 Million Americans Gained Health Coverage This Year

07/24/2014 – 6:07 PM |
managed care

By Phil Galewitz
About 10.3 million Americans gained health coverage this year, primarily as a result of the Affordable Care Act, according to a study by the federal …

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 |
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 …