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Study: South African Variant Able To ‘Break Through’ Pfizer Vaccine

Strain is more effective than original COVID and the British variant at bypassing the shot, Israeli scientists find, in first-of-its-kind, real-world study.

A Physician Faces Criminal Charges For Going Above And Beyond

Imagine that you’re a physician in the middle of the global pandemic. The life-saving vaccine has just come out, and your job includes administration of the vaccine. At the end of your day, you have 10 extra vaccine doses in an opened vial that will need to be discarded if not used.

The 10 Best States For Doctors In 2021

A new analysis ranks the 50 states and the District of Columbia across 19 metrics to determine which are the best for doctors in 2021.

A Breakup With Primary Care

It pains me to write this. I am tired of pretending. I simply cannot do this anymore. I sincerely wish you well. I do hope our paths will cross again.

Star Surgeon Took Family Medical Leave. Then She Was Fired

Courtney Stephenson, DO, was once a star fetal surgeon for Atrium Health, the North Carolina-based health system; but after more than 15 years working for Atrium, she was terminated in November 2019. Stephenson -- who is one of just a few surgeons in the U.S. who can perform intrauterine surgery for an often fatal condition called twin-twin syndrome -- is now suing her former employer in federal court for $10 million, alleging that she was retaliated against and, ultimately, fired for her decision to take family medical leave.

Are Youth Sports An Engine Of B.1.1.7 Outbreaks?

Several states with hot spots overhaul their coronavirus testing strategies, relying on weekly or biweekly testing of teens and kids.

Timing Your Exit From Your Medical Practice

Anything short of twelve months and you will almost always find yourself on the losing side of the transaction. Regarding succession planning, I have been approached by physicians looking to exit their practice anywhere from three months to seven years.

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