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ACA's Future Under Trump's Administration

The ACA is likely to be partially or fully repealed, though it is uncertain how physician practices and the benefits of the 20 million newly-insured will be affected.

Excess Physician Fees Causing Financial Burden

These fees affect uninsured Americans and privately insured patients who use out-of-network physicians.

Varying Effects for Providing Price Information

There was no difference in the rate at which orders were placed across study arms for pediatric-focused clinicians.

Plastic Surgeons Often Miss Body Dysmorphia

As many as 1 in 10 patients seeking facial plastic surgery may have body dysmorphic disorder.

BP Treatment Threshold Increased for Adults

The new guideline says that therapy should begin after systolic BP meets or exceeds 150 mm Hg.

Latest Features

Addressing Depression Among Medical Students

Addressing Depression Among Medical Students

"Ultimately, it is about culture. Efforts need to be made at all levels of medical education and training to create more supportive and nurturing educational settings."

Providers Fined for Faulty Business Associate Agreements

Providers Fined for Faulty Business Associate Agreements

HHS fined providers for not having or using an outdated business associate agreement.

Fake Medical News: Why It's So Potentially Lethal and What You Can Do About It

Fake Medical News: Why It's So Potentially Lethal and What You Can Do About It

Conditions are now right for a "perfect storm" of deliberate misinformation that could seriously hurt -- or even kill -- health-care consumers on a mass scale.

Latest Blogs

How To Improve Sleep Among Socioeconomically Disadvantaged Children

How To Improve Sleep Among Socioeconomically Disadvantaged Children

Socioeconomically disadvantaged children have a higher rate of sleep difficulties than children from high-income households.

Improving Sleep Hygiene: What To Know

Improving Sleep Hygiene: What To Know

An easy-to-read handout could help patients overcome their sleep issues.

Toastmasters International: A Communication and Leadership Program

Toastmasters International: A Communication and Leadership Program

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I found it refreshing that the people in my group were not in the medical field, but instead were diverse both in terms of careers and culture.

Dropping the Ball

Dropping the Ball

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The number of distractions pulling physician attention away from where it should be — on patients — has increased.

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