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Keep Insulting Doctors, And Good Luck Finding A Physician In 10 Years

If physicians are “muggers” and co-conspirators in “taking money away from the rest of us,” then journalists and economists are pontificating parasites who produce no goods or services of any real value.

98.6 Degrees Fahrenheit Isn’t the Average Anymore

Nearly 150 years ago, a German physician analyzed a million temperatures from 25,000 patients and concluded that normal human-body temperature is 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit.

29 Physician Specialties Ranked By Burnout Rates

Urologists have the highest rates of burnout among all physician specialties, according to a recent survey.

Should Doctors Be Influencers? One Brand Is Betting On It

When Sophie was handed her very first pair of scrubs as a brand-new medical student at a prestigious university in Southern California, it was a moment that really made her feel like a real-live doctor, a dream that she’s had ever since she was a kid playing hospital with her stuffed animals and a box of Band-Aids.

Inside Google’s Quest For Millions Of Medical Records

Roughly a year ago, Google offered health-data company Cerner Corp. an unusually rich proposal. Cerner was interviewing Silicon Valley giants to pick a storage provider for 250 million health records, one of the largest collections of U.S. patient data. Google dispatched former chief executive Eric Schmidt to personally pitch Cerner over several phone calls and offered around $250 million in discounts and incentives, people familiar with the matter say.

Mandatory Testing Shows Cognitive Deficits In Late-Career Clinicians

Mandatory testing at one of the nation's top hospitals showed that nearly one in eight clinicians age 70 or older had cognitive deficits that were likely to impair their ability to practice medicine independently.

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