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A Nurse Is to a Patient What a Mother Is to a Child

I was on inpatient service and reviewed the patient’s chart to find out that her cancer had spread to her spine, which had incapacitated her to the point that she could not walk on her own and required assistance even for...

Integrity in Medicine

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

In Conspiracy We Trust

There are increasing calls to discipline or de-credential doctors who are spreading anti-vaccine, anti-mask, and other pandemic misinformation. While statistics show that 96% of US physicians are vaccinated, a handful repeatedly...

Understanding the Recent Supreme Court ACA Decision

We spoke with Dr. MedLaw to discuss the recent 7:2 decision that the Supreme Court issued in its third holding on the Affordable Care Act (ACA). What was the history of this case? In 2017, the individual mandate penalty was re-...

Neck Pain With Migraine Not Necessarily Cervical Dysfunction

Neck pain does not necessarily indicate cervical musculoskeletal dysfunction when present with migraine, according to a study published in Headache. Researchers conducted a crosssectional, single-blinded study among 124 patients...

Tackling Patient Payments & Resources To Help Improve Them

According to a March 2021 release by InstaMed, “Trends in Healthcare Payments Eleventh Annual Report: 2020,” payer trends in healthcare payments have been severely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic compared with previous years....

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