Priyanka Pulla asks if there can ever be legitimacy in ‘quackery’

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Now, in a stark departure from the past, the vast majority of the country’s medical schools now integrate discussions of cost, value and effectiveness into their curricula

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Too few women and minorities are entering certain medical specialties in the U.S., researchers say

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It is a story of training, a story that was clearly intended by its author to be a “real life” story of how a senior surgeon taught Dr. Amantine as a resident to handle a dangerous situation. The problem is that it was appalling on so many levels. You’ll see why as soon as you see the story

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When it comes to premature death and disease, what we eat ranks as the single most important factor, according to a study in JAMA, the Journal of the American Medical Association. Yet few doctors say they feel properly trained to dispense dietary advice. One group, at least, is trying to fill that knowledge gap

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For decades, first-year medical students have had to cram the details of the Krebs cycle into their heads. Now the biomedical model of educating doctors, based largely on a century-old document called The Flexner Report, is coming under fire

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Developed by medical faculty at Duke, the University of Pittsburgh and several other medical schools, “Oncotalk” is part of a burgeoning effort to teach doctors an essential but often overlooked skill: clinical empathy

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New #NursingEthics: At what level of risk are nurses no longer ethically obligated to provide nursing care? What do we owe to those who provide nursing care despite risks?

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