MICHIGAN State University has reached a $ US500 million ($ 667 million) settlement with the hundreds of women and girls who say they were sexually abused by sports doctor Larry Nassar. The New York Post reports the settlement was announced by the university — where the ex-USA Gymnastics doctor was on staff as a physician […]
Half of oncologists who recommended marijuana did so without feeling they had sufficient knowledge of the drug. https://media.wired.com/photos/5af36b4a65806b269bfe8e44/master/pass/marijuana-522464999.jpg
A study out of the University of Calgary found 1.3 million Canadians could benefit if physicians switch to a lower blood pressure target when treating patients.
Doctors should help patients fight disease and treat their well-being, too, according to medical journal essay
An essay in the British Medical Journal urges doctors and patients to start thinking differently about what it means to be returned to health. It envisages medicine that doesn’t stop at the hospital door, but also sets conditions for a healthy life even among people who live with chronic conditions.
Enlarge (credit: Getty | Andrew Matthews) Three babies with a rare genetic disorder have been spared the worst effects of their condition thanks to an experimental injection they received in utero, researchers report this week in The New England Journal of Medicine. The success marks the first time a genetic disorder has been partially reversed by such […]
A pair of Chilliwack doctors have been stopped from practicing medicine after six years because they failed Canadian qualifying exams, leaving their patients wondering about their diagnoses and scrambling to find new doctors in a community already facing a shortage.
A new U.S. charter on physician well-being aims to reduce rates of burnout. @NightshiftMD says the health-care system needs some healing too.
The government of Nova Scotia has approved a long-awaited program to test foreign-trained family physicians in an effort to make a dent in the doctor shortage.
To track down people in Britain who may have broken immigration rules, the government is turning to a new and controversial source of information: doctors.
A group that advocates for Ontario doctors says the provincial government has created a crisis in health care through years of neglect and mismanagement.