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Discussing Modern Sexism in Medicine

A candid interview with Elise Barney, DO, on a sometimes subtle, but corrosive problem that deserves everyone's attention.

Thinking About PTSD During Labor?

Addressing these psychological issues during and after delivery can help women, their newborns and family relationships.

More Female Neurosurgeons Seen in US

The number of female neurosurgeons in academic leadership positions remains low.

Surgeon General Fired by Trump Administration

Vivek Murthy, MD, had served just over two years of his four-year term.

Threat to Vaccination System Under Trump

"It is foreseeable that in the coming weeks, challenges to our vaccination system will come from three directions at once."

Trump Administration Grants Combat Opioid Crisis

The money will train health professionals and foster prescription drug monitoring programs.

Latest Features

HIPAA Fines May Be Accompanied by Corrective Action Plans for Health Care Providers

HIPAA Fines May Be Accompanied by Corrective Action Plans for Health Care Providers

In serious breach cases, the HHS Office for Civil Rights may impose CAPs to prevent breaches from recurring.

Q&A: Health Law Expert Discuss Today's Medical Malpractice

Q&A: Health Law Expert Discuss Today's Medical Malpractice

An interview with medical malpractice expert, Michelle Mello, JD, PhD.

Q&A: How To Obtain Informed Consent From Medical Research Participants

Q&A: How To Obtain Informed Consent From Medical Research Participants

Despite being a relatively new concept in the US, informed consent of study participants in medical research is ethically essential.

Latest Blogs

The Strangest of Wake-Up Calls: A Doctor's Take on Rural Health

The Strangest of Wake-Up Calls: A Doctor's Take on Rural Health

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Presenting to the ER with another MI had become so routine for them that it was almost like just "another day at the office."

Simple Ways to Improve the Doctor-Patient Relationship

Simple Ways to Improve the Doctor-Patient Relationship

One of the most overlooked functions of communication is establishing the patient relationship.

Working With Multiple Attending Physicians in the Emergency Department

Working With Multiple Attending Physicians in the Emergency Department

Working with a large number of attending physicians can be one of the biggest difficulties of being an advanced practice provider.

Why I Do Not Provide Preoperative "Clearance" - And Neither Should You

Why I Do Not Provide Preoperative "Clearance" - And Neither Should You

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The term clearance implies that a patient can proceed with surgery and will have no risk for complications — which is a fictional state.

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