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Exploring the Legality of Curbside Consulting in Medicine

Exploring the Legality of Curbside Consulting in Medicine

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The answer to the question regarding legal responsibility seems to revolve around the issue of whether or not a physician-patient relationship exists.

A Look at Cruz's Arguments on the ACA Debate

A Look at Cruz's Arguments on the ACA Debate

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Is the aim of our health-care system to care for human beings or to generate profits for corporations?

Is There Still a Place for Patient-Centered Care in OB/GYN?

Is There Still a Place for Patient-Centered Care in OB/GYN?

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It is completely acceptable for a woman to choose her management, even if the physician disagrees.

Coronary Artery Calcium Scores - A Marker for Early Adverse Events in Young Patients?

Coronary Artery Calcium Scores - A Marker for Early Adverse Events in Young Patients?

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More research is needed to determine the downstream effects of applying such a prediction model to the general population.

Making Sense of Medical Student Loans

Making Sense of Medical Student Loans

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The total balance of my loans and the number of loan accounts increased each semester to a point where I had trouble keeping track of them.

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

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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.

Physicians for Universal Health Care?

Physicians for Universal Health Care?

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Despite our love for a fee-for-service health-care system, health care in the US costs individuals and the government more than in any other industrialized nation — while providing less.

Beta-hCG, the FAD Diet That Just Won't Go Away

Beta-hCG, the FAD Diet That Just Won't Go Away

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What does this mean for clinicians? It means they're doing harm.

Navigating the Unknown in The World of Lipid Management - Where are We Now?

Navigating the Unknown in The World of Lipid Management - Where are We Now?

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Important questions regarding the prevention of CAD remain unanswered.

Urgent Care Sizzles While PCPs Bristle

Urgent Care Sizzles While PCPs Bristle

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Urgent care has become the predominant choice for many consumers.

The Future of Healthcare for Physicians

The Future of Healthcare for Physicians

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The ACA has acted as an enzyme that accelerated the "corporate buyout" of our health-care system.

Home Births: Responding to a Cultural Shift in Medicine

Home Births: Responding to a Cultural Shift in Medicine

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We can no longer dismiss the dissatisfaction many women feel with the medicalization of the birthing experience.

OB/GYN Hospitalists: One Hospitalist's Take

OB/GYN Hospitalists: One Hospitalist's Take

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It was hoped and expected that OB/GYN Hospitalists would improve the quality and safety of obstetric care.

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