Are they taking up beds that could be used for vulnerable domestic patients or are they bringing money that could be used toward other programs?

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The nurse lay in a bathroom stall, a syringe in her hand and track marks on her arm. She died from an overdose of fentanyl, a potent painkiller meant for patients

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As more and more hospitals have adopted electronic medical records, their records have become linked and you can follow your patients, virtually, hundreds of miles away

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Even when she was gone, she was present in the patient sitting before me and in the way I was newly able to comfort and reassure her

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Everyone would benefit if researchers did more to make participants feel part of a study

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With millions of Americans taking risky medications for questionable diagnoses, have we medicalized everyday life?

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Some patients refuse to answer. Many doctors don’t ask. As the number of Americans with dementia rises, health professionals are grappling with when and how to pose the question: “Do you have guns at home?”

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It can show gentleness and compassion or carelessness and incompetence

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