Keyword: American Academy of Family Physicians
Alabama’s governor signed into law the country’s most restrictive antiabortion bill, which could punish doctors who perform abortions with life in prison.
Ongoing measles outbreaks have prompted action in a New York county and the state of California.
Medicare beneficiaries can be easily tripped up by the difference between a physical and the annual "wellness visit" covered by the program.
Despite headlines to the contrary, a new survey found that doctors are generally happy in both their lives and their careers.
The White House is calling for a significant cut in funding to the Department of Health and Human Services in 2020.
Here are a few themes to watch for during Tuesday's Senate Finance Committee hearing, including talk of “backdoor” deals negotiated by PBMs.
OCR settled a complaint against a hospital system that it had denied a patient with an intellectual disability placement on a heart transplant list.
While doctors have been urged to avoid prescribing opioids together with benzodiazepines whenever possible, a study says the practice has increased.
Given new government guidelines, physicians should consider writing a prescription for naloxone along with those for opioids for high-risk patients.
It can be tough for doctors to talk to their patients about life expectancy and, as it turns out, it’s a discussion patients like to avoid as well.