Physician, Regulate Yourself

September 12, 2019

If doctors won’t help fix the problems of health care, they shouldn’t be outraged when outsiders try to do it for them.

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A court in the Netherlands on Wednesday acquitted a doctor who had been accused of unlawful euthanasia for administering a lethal injection to a patient with dementia, a case that raised questions about the clarity of the country’s law in such circumstances

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The Painful Truth About Pain

September 11, 2019

A harrowing medical experience gave Travis N. Rieder more insight than he would have wished for into how people end up hooked on opioids

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When parents and doctors disagree about life support for a child?

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Against doctors’ recommendations, some pregnant women refuse ultrasounds

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“Mini-ssippi Appendectomy”

September 4, 2019

Our Marielle S Gross, MD, MBE writes about the routine practice of coercive subtotal sterilization during surgical management of ectopic pregnancy

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Most hospitals do not frequently take patients to court over medical debt. But since 2015, Carlsbad Medical Center, in New Mexico, has filed lawsuits by the thousands

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Do you work in situations where you might be able to make a difference even if the working conditions include serious limitations to what you can do and how—or even how much—you can provide care? A new paper from Paul Spiegel with our Nancy Kass and Len Rubenstein provides a response

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