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Share Your Medical New Year's Resolutions

What do you resolve to focus on in 2019?

Is Weight Stigma Worse Than Obesity?

Obesity rates are nearly 40% among US adults, but traditional treatment methods are found to contribute to weight stigma, creating a population that's unhealthier than ever.

The Doctor Will @ You Now

Social media pros share their views on the role of social media in physician practice.

The D-Word: Talking About Death

A physician's discomfort with talking about death can go as far as avoiding the word itself.

Improving Emergency Care for Transgender Patients

The survey of ED physicians found that nearly 9 in 10 respondents had cared for transgender and gender nonconforming patients, yet most had never received formal training on caring for this population.

Data Use in Medical Malpractice Cases

There are 2 kinds of data in the world: descriptive and predictive. One looks back, the other looks forward.

Challenges in Reproductive Malpractice Examined

A wrongful abortion claim requires proof that the fetus was, in fact, healthy.

How Many Chances? Treating Infective Endocarditis

How many second chances should a drug user get? As many as it takes for us — physicians, society, government, and the healthcare system — to get it right.

Latest Features

HIV & Cancer Risk: Expert Interview

HIV & Cancer Risk: Expert Interview

Although rates of AIDS-defining malignancies have declined in recent decades, cancer remains a leading cause of mortality in people living with HIV.

Part 2: Adolescent Tech Use & Mental Health: Expert Perspective

Part 2: Adolescent Tech Use & Mental Health: Expert Perspective

For part 2 of this article, Psychiatry Advisor interviewed Dr Brenda L Curtis, whose research focuses on "big data" generated from social networking sites, technology-based interventions for substance use disorders and related issues, and Internet research ethics.

Adolescent Technology Use and Mental Health: An Expert Roundtable

Adolescent Technology Use and Mental Health: An Expert Roundtable

The use of technology is also transforming the mental health landscape, with significant implications for clinicians who work with adolescents, in particular.

Latest Blogs

IDSA/SHEA Publish Updated C difficile Infection Clinical Guidelines

IDSA/SHEA Publish Updated C difficile Infection Clinical Guidelines

The updated guideline provides recommendations for the treatment of recurrent Clostridium difficile infections.

When Body Language Says What Words Cannot: Interpreting Patients' Unspoken Messages

When Body Language Says What Words Cannot: Interpreting Patients' Unspoken Messages

Sometimes what someone says with body language is clear, but sometimes it's not — and physicians need to do a little exploring.

Prior Authorization Equals Current Frustration: Challenges in Practice

Prior Authorization Equals Current Frustration: Challenges in Practice

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Insurance companies believe that if there are enough hurdles to jump over — and if the hurdles are high enough — patients and physicians might stop running.

Medical Malpractice: A Closer Look at Payout Redistribution

Medical Malpractice: A Closer Look at Payout Redistribution

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A recent bill passed in the US House of Representatives proposes a number of changes to malpractice liability rules, including a $250,000 cap on non-economic damages.

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