Doc sues parents of deceased; Money advice for MDs;

> In a first-of-its-kind twist on the prescription abuse crisis, a physician has sued the parents of a girl who died of a drug overdose under his care, ProPublica reports. Article

> Meanwhile, 14 physicians in southern Florida have been indicted as members of what one agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation calls "the nation's largest criminal organization" involved in illegally distributing opioid analgesics, such as oxycodone, Medscape Today reports. Article (reg. req.)

> Calling doctors common targets for financial scams, a New York Times column tells physicians how to avoid the top financial mistakes made by others in their profession. Article

> A column in U.S. News & World Report advises patients to ask their doctors about what medical apps they use and how their personal data might be used. Article

> The U.S. surgeon general wants women to prioritize their health over their hair, according to the New York Times. Post 

And Finally...The office gossip may not be as well-liked as he or she is popular. Article