Delta Dental of California is facing mounting criticism for paying its CEO exorbitantly, flying board members and their companions to Barbados for a meeting, and spending a small fraction of its revenue on charitable work — all while receiving significant state and federal tax breaks because of its nonprofit status

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The percentage of outpatient medical visits that led to a benzodiazepine prescription doubled between 2003 and 2015, according to a study published Friday. And about half those prescriptions came from primary care physicians

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The Medical Board of California has launched investigations into doctors who prescribed opioids to patients who, perhaps months or years later, fatally overdosed

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Social worker Beth lost her patient Toby to suicide, but didn’t feel entitled to process it as a personal loss. Why do we treat personal and professional grief differently, and how can we support professionals who suffer traumatic losses?

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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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