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AMA's House of Delegates Says Yes to Drug Decriminalization

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

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AMA Recommends USMLE Step 3 Transition to Pass/Fail

Members also tussled over whether to leverage unmatched physician graduates to fight shortages

Jun 12, 2024
Hospital Stops PAs From Performing Invasive Procedures

Move follows a pause of its open heart surgery program after immediate jeopardy citation

Jun 12, 2024
Prolonged Beta-Lactam Dosing Boosts Survival in Sepsis, Septic Shock

Trial and meta-analysis add strength to weak guidelines

Jun 12, 2024
Oprah Hospitalized; Senator in Car Crash; Oldest American Man Dies

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Jun 12, 2024
Prolonged Beta-Lactam Dosing Boosts Survival in Sepsis, Septic Shock

Trial and meta-analysis add strength to weak guidelines

Oprah Hospitalized; Senator in Car Crash; Oldest American Man Dies

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Repeat Anesthesia in Kids With Cystic Fibrosis Didn't Lead to Neurobehavioral Harms

Repeated BAL-directed therapy with general anesthesia at young ages safer than once believed?

Jun 11, 2024
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Google Translate, ChatGPT Good Enough for Translating Kids' Discharge Instructions?

Online tools performed as well as professionals in two languages, but not in a third

Jun 11, 2024
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After Delay, U.S. News Sets Tentative Timing for Med School Rankings Release

This year's rankings were delayed for a second year in a row

Jun 10, 2024
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Opinion
Are We Ready for AI-Assisted Surgery?

Some may be reluctant to let this technology into the training and treatment settings

Jun 10, 2024
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Inside the Fight to Keep a Labor Ward Open at a Los Angeles Hospital

Across the country, communities are scrambling to save maternity care

Jun 10, 2024
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Health Worker for a Nonprofit? The New Ban on Noncompete Contracts May Not Help You

New rule may not protect the largest number of medical professionals

Jun 09, 2024
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Opinion
Concierge Medicine: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Innovative care models should be a tool to enhance quality and equity, not further diminish it

Jun 07, 2024
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Hyperoxia Improves Some Respiratory Outcomes Post-Anesthesia in Small Study

10-patient trial supports a more liberal approach to oxygen in the recovery room

Jun 06, 2024
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Dreaming Under Anesthesia?

Max Feinstein, MD, on studies looking at dreams under anesthesia

Jun 06, 2024
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Opinion
Paxlovid Trial Flops for COVID Pneumonia

Small study found no decrease in mortality among inpatients in three countries

Jun 06, 2024
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Surgeons, Trainees Experience Distress After Medical Errors

Female and racial minority trainees reported more negative emotions, self doubt

Jun 05, 2024
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Opinion
An Older Woman's Chronic Pain Is Not 'All in Her Head'

There are serious consequences of under-managed pain

Jun 05, 2024
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House Committee Divided on Whether Changes are Needed in 340B Drug Discount Program

Program's value undisputed, but some members say hospitals are taking unfair advantage

Jun 04, 2024
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Physician's Contract Ordeal Reveals Flaws in Corporate Practice of Medicine Laws

"Not a single physician leader" could assist in contract negotiations

Jun 04, 2024
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