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Photographing Patients

As phones turned into cameras, HIPAA created national standards to protect a patient’s sensitive health information, including their image, from being disclosed without consent. We can capture anything easily…but are we allowed...

Integrity in Medicine

It takes a special person to care for people during their most vulnerable states, to keep intimate...

Our Healthcare System May Be Failing, But It Isn’t Broken

I ’ve stood in front of conferences before and made my case: Our healthcare system is per- fect. “A perfect system? Ours?” I’ll hear people murmuring, “He’s a little bit crazy.” For decades, critics of the US healthcare system...

Video Evidence in Malpractice Cases

With the use of video on the rise in court cases, attor- neys are also more sophisticated about tapping into its influence. But the legal standards regarding rules of evidence about a video’s credibility and authenticity are...

Family History Doubles Asthma Risk for Preschoolers

Children with a family history of asthma have more than two-fold higher rates of asthma through age 4, according to a study published in JAMA Pediatrics. Researchers used data from the Environmental Influences on Child Health...

Asthma Flares Down In Blacks, Hispanics During Pandemic

There was a substantial decrease in asthma ex- acerbations among Black and Hispanic patients during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a study published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice....

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