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March 2, 2015 – 3:30 PM |

The numbers are staggering. Just six years after entering the U.S., electronic cigarettes have become a $2 billion industry and is expected to grow to …

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Doctors and Cancer Patients Sue California for Right to Die

February 13, 2015 – 12:38 AM |

A group of cancer patients filed a lawsuit Wednesday in California seeking to overturn a law that prosecutes physicians who prescribe end-of-life medication to mentally …

‘Instagram for Doctors’ is a Social Media Morning Meeting

February 10, 2015 – 3:56 PM |

It’s become almost instinctive to see something odd or fantastic, pull out an iPhone from your belt holster like a 50′s Western hero, snap a …

8 Signs That Cancer Patients Will Die Within 3 Days

February 9, 2015 – 3:41 PM | One Comment
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Watching a loved one slowly deteriorate with a diagnosis of metastatic cancer can be excruciating.  And, sometimes, the unknown is equally painful. But now there’s …

Shorter Hours for Doctors Don’t Lead to Expected Improvements

February 9, 2015 – 3:25 PM |
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(HealthDay News) — Shorter shifts for medical residents don’t appear to be making any big improvements in doctors’ fatigue levels or in patient care, new …

Secrets to Financial Success for Young Physicians

February 7, 2015 – 6:25 PM |
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By Dave Denniston
Imagine you have just finished residency and are finally starting your medical career. You may feel relieved to finally have those years of …

Major Autism Research Group Says Vaccinate Your Children

February 6, 2015 – 5:45 PM |

Autism Speaks, the national advocacy group that raises awareness and funds for research and treatment of autism, released a statement in support of vaccinating children …