He still ended up with a $7,924 bill. You can’t avoid surprise medical bills even with a “PhD in surprise billing.”

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An investigation reveals how doctors criss-cross the Canada-U.S. border while a broken system keeps secret the records of their crimes, malpractice and disciplinary rulings

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Jennifer Adaeze Okwerekwu writes, “I was reading a story in the Wall Street Journal, published earlier this week, about how a culture of doctors distrusting patients, and distrusting female patients, allowed Dr. Larry Nassar to abuse athletes in his care over many years”

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After having trouble obtaining drugs needed for lethal injections, Oklahoma is planning to change its primary method of execution to nitrogen gas inhalation

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A set of guidelines could trigger positive action

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Lynn Black’s mother-in-law, who had lupus and lung cancer, was rushed into a hospital intensive care unit last summer with shortness of breath. As she lay in bed, intubated and unresponsive, a parade of doctors told the family “all good news.”

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Torture

February 5, 2018

What Declassified Guidelines Tell Us About Medical Complicity. Our Zackary Berger joins the BMJ talk medicine podcast to discuss this and his new paper with coauthors Matthew DeCamp and Leonard Rubenstein

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The liver is a fascinating thing

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