The next generation of doctors will start their careers at a time when physicians are feeling pressure to limit prescriptions for opioid painkillers. Yet every day, they’ll face patients who are hurting from injuries, surgical procedures, or disease. Around 20% of adults in the U.S. live with chronic pain. With our Travis Rieder

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Harlan Krumholz writes, “At a time when many insurers and health information technology companies are busily assembling databases of hundreds of millions of medical records, Americans find it difficult to get access to their own”

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Two brothers are combining palliative care expertise, linguistics and AI to encourage more effective conversations between doctors and people receiving end-of-life care

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Evidence-based medicine has made progress since doctors’ infamous bloodletting of George Washington, but less than you might think

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Neurologist Laura Boylan suffered from tremors and loss of balance that she attributed to a cyst in her brain. Why didn’t her doctors believe her?

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Why are doctors pushing back?

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Scores of people born through artificial insemination have learned from DNA tests that their biological fathers were the doctors who performed the procedure

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Some argue that good medicine depends on physicians having a wide discretionary space in which they can act on their consciences. Interestingly, those who are against conscientious objection in medicine make the exact opposite claim – giving physicians the freedom to act on their consciences will undermine good medicine. So who is right here?

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