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68% of Physicians Unsatisfied with Affordable Care Act

The mean average grade the Affordable Care Act received by nearly 2,700 physicians in a recent survey was a "D."

What Happens When a Doctor Is Paged

You've been paged at home. You respond immediately but are placed on hold. Indefinitely. Has this happened to you?



My Paper Was Published. Did Anyone Read It?

"Journals will have to adapt and become more like blogs. In the future, medical information may be disseminated by blogs and comments rather than journal articles and letters to the editor."

What Is the Best Way to Die?

One well-known physician-author favors a prolonged death by cancer and thinks this idyllic cancer death is easily achievable with "love, morphine, and whiskey."


Maybe the definition of tsundoku should be expanded to include the act of leaving a link unread after tweeting it, typically piled up together with other such unread links.

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