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The Debate Over Recertification Programs

Medical institutions have recommended changes to the MOC program, such as the removal of the pass-fail exam and other improvements in the quality of current information.

Don't Know What You Don't Know

I'm talking about the (in)famous press conference in which he declared that there are known knowns, known unknowns, and unknown unknowns.

Digging Deeper Into the Flu Vaccine

There is a sure-fire way for us to gain an upper hand with the flu virus, though. It's simple: get more people vaccinated.

UK Doctors Share Scans Via Snapchat

Doctors are warned of how "insecure and risky" sending confidential patient scans via social media applications are.

Annual Report Presents Health of US

The report includes trends of data for past 40 years, with an increase in life expectancy and a drop in infant mortality.

Latest Features

Are Prescribing Habits to Blame? A Closer Look at the Opioid Epidemic

Are Prescribing Habits to Blame? A Closer Look at the Opioid Epidemic

It really shouldn't take a jarring New Yorker piece to make the opioid epidemic, or my role in it, real.

Energy Drinks and the Heart: Are They Safe for Consumption?

Energy Drinks and the Heart: Are They Safe for Consumption?

Most of these cases have been associated with drinking a large volume of energy drinks, and thus, individuals who regularly consume energy drinks should be advised to use them in moderation.

Assessing Accountable Care Organization Cost Savings

Assessing Accountable Care Organization Cost Savings

With continued evaluation and adaptation, ACOs promise to provide sustainable reform of healthcare costs and management for the future.

Latest Blogs

The Track Through Residency: Is Running Away From Burnout an Option?

The Track Through Residency: Is Running Away From Burnout an Option?

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If medical training isn't a marathon, it's at least a hotly-contested 5K race.

The ENDS are Here: A Closer Look at the Vaping Phenomenon

The ENDS are Here: A Closer Look at the Vaping Phenomenon

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One thing is for sure: vaping is likely here to stay as this is a rapidly growing market.

Conquistadors of the Operating Room: A Reflection on Medical Mission Trips

Conquistadors of the Operating Room: A Reflection on Medical Mission Trips

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The report made me think about things that I could have done to make my visit a win not just for me, but also for the people I was ostensibly trying to help.

Doctors, Horse Traders, and Used Car Salesmen

Doctors, Horse Traders, and Used Car Salesmen

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The profession of medicine — and the delivery of health care in this country — should be free of the same kind of chicanery used to move goods on the open market.

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