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Our Travis Rieder shares his harrowing experience with opioid withdrawal and his difficulties in finding a clinician to help him safely navigate the process

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In medicine, we speak of “seeing patients” when we are rounding in the hospital or caring for those who come to our clinics. But what about those people who may be sick but do not seek care? What is our responsibility to the patients we do not see?

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Limiting the number of foreign doctors who can get visas to practice in the United States could have a significant impact on certain hospitals and states that rely on them, according to a new study

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Investigators find many examples of unprofessional, ‘potentially objectionable’ behavior online. The study is not the first to bring attention to doctors’ social media use. The issue has been on the medical profession’s radar for a while, said Dr. Matthew DeCamp, of the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics in Baltimore

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Trust in different guidelines and a physician’s specialization affect their screening recommendations, according to the study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association Internal Medicine

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Patient Voices: ADHD

April 4, 2017

About 6.4 million children in the United States have been given diagnoses of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). But the condition is also being recognized more in adults. The challenges faced by those with ADHD are daunting and deeply personal. Here, in their own words, are the stories of adults and children coping with ADHD

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Doctors who tend to spend more in treating hospitalized patients do not get better results than those who spend less, a new study has found

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Gerald Chinchar isn’t quite at the end of life, but the end is not far away. The 77-year-old fell twice last year, shattering his hip and femur, and now gets around his San Diego home in a wheelchair. His medications fill a dresser drawer, and congestive heart failure puts him at high risk of emergency room visits and long hospital stays

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