Philadelphia says it can tax the distribution of products that harm public health -- a tax that health organizations support.
Philadelphia says it can tax the distribution of products that harm public

Court case tests Philadelphia's sugary drinks tax

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David Miller
"Can you please fix the opioid problem?” -- a pained plea AMA Board Chair Dr. Patrice Harris hears frequently from strangers.
Can you please fix the opioid problem a pained plea AMA Board

3 simple commitments can help solve medicine's biggest challenges

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Rosita Santizo Ty
Did you know that the medical student loan burden has a ripple effect that impacts patients?

Learn how, and more on student loans, this week with American Medical Association - Residents & Fellows.
Determination and resilience connect two medical students -- hear their story of strength and friendship. #BornToHeal
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Thelma Symanietz
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Four out of five medical students choose to be doctors in part because of personal experiences with health care.
Four out of five medical students choose to be doctors in part

Survey shows why doctors choose medicine and the challenges they face

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Tamene Habtu
What's the link between the med student loan burden and patient health disparities? Find out next week.

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Whats the link between the med student loan burden and patient health

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FDA issues restrictions on codeine and tramadol for children.
FDA issues restrictions on codeine and tramadol for children

FDA Further Restricts Pain Medication Use in Kids

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The ruling helps preserve rural access to care in a neighboring state.
The ruling helps preserve rural access to care in a neighboring state

State's top court deals blow to medical liability forum shopping

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Stroke hospitalizations for adults under age 65 rose 42% for men and 30% for women from 2003 to 2012.
Stroke hospitalizations for adults under age 65 rose 42 for men and

Stroke hospitalizations rising among younger U.S. adults

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A public health approach helped dramatically reduce motor-vehicle fatalities. Research supports a similar approach to suicide.
A public health approach helped dramatically reduce motorvehicle fatalities Rese

Physicians essential to gun-suicide prevention

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Wandre Simons
A new, adapted EHR—thought to be the first of its kind—is enabling educators to present real cases students.
A new adapted EHRthought to be the first of its kindis enabling

Innovative EHR platform brings 11,000 true-life cases to med ed

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Richard Corey
Stroke hospitalizations for adults under age 65 rose 42% for men and 30% for women from 2003 to 2012.
Stroke hospitalizations for adults under age 65 rose 42 for men and

Stroke hospitalizations rising among younger U.S. adults

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Manju Gunuganti
"Studies have consistently shown that 20 percent to 30 percent of medication prescriptions are never filled."
Studies have consistently shown that 20 percent to 30 percent of medication

The Cost of Not Taking Your Medicine

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Alyson Reynolds Del Vecchio
Candy Clouston
Pamela Stogner
How a trick from the silent film era ended up shaping how we visually perceive "evil."
How a trick from the silent film era ended up shaping how we visually perceive "evil"

Health Buzz: Here's Why Most Movie Villains Have Skin Conditions

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Despite administrative burdens and stress, a new survey reveals that younger physicians remain driven to practice medicine.
Despite administrative burdens and stress a new survey reveals that younger physicians

Study: Young Physicians Happy With Career Choice | Physicians Practice

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Alitza VonSlovakia
Medical student R. Logan Jones on why future physicians make the perfect advocates for change.
Medical student R Logan Jones on why future physicians make the perfect

UNMC medical student advocates for student input | UNMC

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Ugis Gruntmanis
What should you do if a patient wants to text with you about medical concerns?
What should you do if a patient wants to text with you about medical concerns

When patients want to text: HIPAA, OMG! See you L8R, privacy?

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Mohammed Mahadi Hasan
Rosalyne Artho-Phan
Type 2 diabetes among 10-19 year olds rose by an average of 4.8% per year from 2003-2012.
Type 2 diabetes among 1019 year olds rose by an average of 48 per year from 20032012

Type 2 diabetes, once considered a disease for adults, is increasingly common in tweens and teens

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Monicia Madden
Mohammed Mahadi Hasan
"It is not a treatise but a modern manual for times of ethical uncertainty."
"It is not a treatise but a modern manual for times of ethical uncertainty"

Book Review: The Code of Medical Ethics

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Mohammed Mahadi Hasan
Schools explore immersing students into different kinds of care models in an effort to #ChangeMedEd.
Schools explore immersing students into different kinds of care models in an

Med students plunge into ACOs, patient-centered medical homes

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Mohammed Mahadi Hasan