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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?



A Closer Look at Medicare’s Doctor Payment Data

Why does the Wall Street Journal have to point out such flagrant outliers? What do they know about detecting these practices that Medicare could not do for itself?

I’m Thirsty. What Should I Drink?

“OK, there’s always tap water. But due to the amount of estrogen in the water, some fish have been developing eggs in their testes. That’s bad."

A Novel Technique for Gall Bladder Removal?

"No disadvantage" is another way of saying, "No advantage."

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