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Surgeons have developed a strategy to help keep postsurgical patients from misusing or abusing their prescription painkillers.
A new study found that one in 12 physicians has received payments from drugmakers that sell prescription opioid painkillers.
What’s a person’s health got to do with wealth? Turns out a lot, which is why doctors are trying to help low-income patients with their finances.
Few patients have an advance directive in place, a new study finds, indicating that the industry must address barriers to completing these documents.
Engineers at Boston University are working with local hospitals to manage heart disease and diabetes using algorithms.
A neurosurgeon who raised concerns about concurrent surgeries at a hospital in New York state has won a lawsuit.
The Massachusetts Medical Society overwhelmingly approved a potential supervised injection facility pilot.
Physicians were well-represented among the throngs at last weekend’s March for Science, which was recognized in 600 cities worldwide.
Most doctors say they are unprepared to intervene when they find out a male patient is being abusive to a partner.
From Kaiser Health News: Aetna will be the third major insurer to remove prior authorization requirements for patients who seek medication-assisted treatments such as Suboxone.