Catherine Sonquist Forest: Aid in dying has been legal in California for a year now. Many of my patients have been waiting for this

Quick Read

Driven by fear of malpractice. Johns Hopkins research team conducts national survey of more than 2,000 physicians

Quick Read

When a receptionist hands out a form to fill out at a doctor’s office, the questions are usually about medical issues: What’s the visit for? Are you allergic to anything? Up to date on vaccines? But some health organizations are now asking much more general questions: Do you have trouble paying your bills? Do you feel safe at home? Do you have enough to eat?

Quick Read

“Physicians and patients have no reasonable expectation of privacy in the highly regulated prescription drug industry,” District Judge David Nuffer wrote

Quick Read

Our Silvana Barone and Yoram Unguru write, “Euthanasia could be viewed as iatrogenic insofar as it results in an outcome (death) that some might consider inherently negative. However, this perspective fails to acknowledge that death, the outcome of euthanasia, is not an inadvertent or preventable complication but rather the goal of the medical intervention…”

Quick Read

“There are limits to what parents can do to their kids,” he said. “Medically unnecessary irreversible surgery that carries a risk of lifelong harm should be one of those things.”

Quick Read

Striking a Balance

July 24, 2017

Between Safe Spaces and Physician Skill in Medicine

Read More

New research suggests that in many cases the answer is yes

Quick Read