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Distracting Electronic Devices Don’t Affect Learning. Really?

"The null hypothesis was accepted as true, which is called a 'Type II' error by statisticians."

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"Whether the reporter is a doctor or not, biases and opinions can creep into any story."

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Appeals Court Strips Graduate of MD Degree

"The school’s definition of professionalism in moral judgment terms was deemed appropriate and should not be separated from academic performance."


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Distracting Electronic Devices Don’t Affect Learning. Really?

"The null hypothesis was accepted as true, which is called a 'Type II' error by statisticians."

A New Job Description for Physicians?

Medical care as we practice it only accounts for 15% of the health of the population. Good health for all means creating a better world, a better society. Can doctors take us to the new utopia of healthcare? Should they be expected to?

Doctors as Journalists: Conflict of Interest?

"Whether the reporter is a doctor or not, biases and opinions can creep into any story."

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