Tara Haelle

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Body Dysmorphic Disorder: Ethical Questions and Surgical Contraindications

Body Dysmorphic Disorder: Ethical Questions and Surgical Contraindications

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The potential consequences of providing cosmetic treatment to a patient with BDD can extend beyond ethical concerns.

FDA Approval of Medication With a Digital Monitoring System: Major Breakthrough or "Brave New World"?

FDA Approval of Medication With a Digital Monitoring System: Major Breakthrough or "Brave New World"?

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Abilify MyCite adds a digital sensor to the medication aripiprazole. The sensor, an ingestible event marker, is activated by contact with stomach acids and transmits a signal to a skin patch the patient wears, which then transmits to an app.

Disrupting the Status Quo: Improving Emergency Care for Transgender Patients Is a Medical Necessity

Disrupting the Status Quo: Improving Emergency Care for Transgender Patients Is a Medical Necessity

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Stigma and harassment in a medical setting are not uncommon in the 1.4 million Americans who identify as transgender or gender-nonconforming. It's time for healthcare providers to change the status quo.

Under the Microscope: Medicine's #MeToo Moment

Under the Microscope: Medicine's #MeToo Moment

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No single solution to address sexual harassment in medicine exists, but physicians of all genders must come together to make progress.

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