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Sooner or later, everyone in the healthcare field will have to think about how to approach a politically divisive conversation with a patient.
The Department of Justice, under the guidance of Attorney General Jeff Sessions, has withdrawn a number of protections afforded to people with disabilities under the Americans with Disabilities Act.
The impact of the ACA on health insurance access among women diagnosed with a gynecologic cancer was previously unestablished.
The Goldwater Rule has proven remarkably resilient and has not been seriously challenged for half a century — until now.
The American Diabetes Association has shared "deep concern" surrounding newly released diabetes management guidelines.
Preconception health care coverage has been linked to better access to health care for mothers and infants.
Challenging the Status Quo: Shifting the Blame Away from Serious Mental Illness Following Mass Shootings
The "blame game" following mass shootings often places blame on the shoulders of people with serious mental illness — an already marginalized community.
The updated guideline provides recommendations for the treatment of recurrent Clostridium difficile infections.
The Regulatory Accountability Act passed through the committee phase in the US Senate in 2017.
Payment policies for long-acting reversible contraception are inconsistent at the state level and often do not include critical aspects of care.
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.
Recent "right-to-try" legislation passed in the Senate could diminish the FDA's public health mission.
Guidelines have been developed for the management of basal cell carcinoma and cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma.
The AAP Committee on Infectious Diseases released recommendations regarding influenza, influenza immunization, and influenza treatment for the 2017-2018 season.
Healthcare organizations across the United States issued letters urging Congress to reverse the new policy.
The USPSTF has updated the 2004 recommendations for screening of idiopathic scoliosis in adolescents.
Should the 7 words be banned, it could give rise to at least 7 harmful consequences, or "7 deadly sins."
Current evidence is insufficient to assess the use of nontraditional risk factors for cardiovascular disease risk assessment.
The FDA has issued a new safety communication requiring that changes be made to the labeling of prescription cough and cold medicines containing codeine and hydrocodone.
The International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation has provided their consensus on various aspects of CPR.
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