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Preoxygenation With Noninvasive Ventilation Led to Less Hypoxemia During Intubation

— Fewer critically ill adults had hypoxemia compared with preoxygenation with an oxygen mask

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AMA's House of Delegates Says Yes to Drug Decriminalization

"We need to move to something different ... something that actually works," one member said

Jun 12, 2024
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A New Framework for Addressing 'Bullet-Related Injury'

LJ Punch, MD, on a bullet's physical, emotional, social, and spiritual impact

Jun 12, 2024
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Former Surgeon General: High Medical Debt 'Obliterating Our Country's Future'

Jerome Adams, MD, MPH, discusses the problem with high deductibles and health savings accounts

Jun 05, 2024
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Former U.S. Surgeon General: We're Not Ready as a Nation for Single-Payer Healthcare

Jerome Adams, MD, discusses how we could systematically lower healthcare costs

Jun 04, 2024
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Former Surgeon General: High Medical Debt 'Obliterating Our Country's Future'

Jerome Adams, MD, MPH, discusses the problem with high deductibles and health savings accounts

Opinion
Former U.S. Surgeon General: We're Not Ready as a Nation for Single-Payer Healthcare

Jerome Adams, MD, discusses how we could systematically lower healthcare costs

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Mysterious Acute-Onset Neck Mass in a Young Man

Among many diagnostic options for a rare condition, be aware of potential pitfalls

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What Caused Boy in Rural Area to Develop High Fever and Hemoptysis?

Rural life has its hazards, as clinicians in China explain

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Recurrent Facial Swelling, Itching in a Young Woman

One year after symptom onset, a salivary gland excision identifies the cause

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Fast-Food Medicine: EDs Desperately Need a New Model of Care

The current system lacks both affordability and efficiency

Jun 02, 2024
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Former Surgeon General's Exorbitant ED Bill: Impact of 'Cover Your Ass' Care

Jerome Adams, MD, MPH, sits down with Ƶ to discuss his recent $10,000 ED bill

May 30, 2024
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Five Doctor Ƶ With the Most Burnout in 2024

Emergency medicine and ob/gyn top the list

May 24, 2024
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Chest Pain in the ED: More Referrals for Cardiac Tests Not Tied to Better Outcomes

No significant decrease in MACE for intermediate and high referral groups vs low referral group

May 23, 2024
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No One Is Happy With Texas Medical Board's Proposed Abortion Guidance

Board initially resisted calls to issue guidance on how to interpret state's new laws

May 22, 2024
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After the Only Hospital in Town Closed, a City Directs Its Ire at Politicians

In rural communities, over 100 hospitals have downsized services or closed over the past decade

May 21, 2024
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Legal Marijuana Leads to More Hospital Trips for Older Adults

ED visits tripled after edible cannabis was legalized in Canada

May 20, 2024
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Revisiting 'Left Without Being Seen' Metrics in the ED

The current system drives problematic decisions regarding how care is allocated

May 20, 2024
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Opinion
I'm a Former Surgeon General and I Couldn't Believe My $10k Medical Bill

Everyone must be able to access necessary care without fear of financial ruin

May 17, 2024
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Opinion
Reflecting on Two Decades in Medicine: Advice to New Graduates

Give yourself permission to explore and excel in various aspects of your life and career

May 16, 2024
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Prehospital Hypertension Control No Help in Unselected Acute Stroke

Chinese trial suggests benefit for one stroke subtype but may need replication

May 16, 2024
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Over 400 Physicians From Delaware's ChristianaCare Move to Unionize

"This is a movement that needs to happen in medicine," one physician said

May 15, 2024
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Will AI Replace Radiologists, or Just Make Them Better Than Ever?

Opinions differ on how much physicians should be embracing the technology

May 14, 2024
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Avalanche Kills Doc; U.S. 'Out of Date' on Youth Gender Care? Scariest Beach Germs

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