In the light of US Central Intelligence Agency guidelines that limited routine care of detainees to promote torture, our Zackary Berger, Leonard Rubenstein and Matthew DeCamp call for sanctions against health professionals who cooperate

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Burnout continues to be a pervasive problem among physicians

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When my mother was in her final months, suffering from a heart failure and other problems, she called me to her bedside with a pained expression. She took my hand and asked plaintively, “How do I get out of this mess?”

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Scientists are learning how weaning off opioids like morphine or fentanyl can be even more complicated than they thought. The narcotic painkillers are essential to dull the excrutiating pain that can follow things like surgery or cancer. When taken for more than a month, the medications risk causing more harm than good in a variety of ways. Travis Rieder knows first hand

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Our Peter Young discusses the importance of increasing access and providing context in transparently reporting physician conflicts of interests

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First, Do No Harm

September 21, 2017

Marshaling Clinician Leadership to Counter the Opioid Epidemic | A Special Publication from the National Academy of Medicine

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“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.”

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Striking a Balance

July 24, 2017

Between Safe Spaces and Physician Skill in Medicine

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