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What Politicians Aren’t Telling You About Health Care

Health care remains the nation’s top voting issue ahead of the 2020 elections, just as it was during the 2018 midterms. Surveys show voters remain frustrated with high drug prices, growing out-of-pocket expenses, and skimpy health-insurance benefits.

Why Primary Care Will Soon Only Treat Chronic Conditions

In most other human activities, there are two speeds, fast and slow. Usually, one dominates. Think firefighting versus bridge design. Health care spans from one extreme to the other. Think code blue versus diabetes care.

Top 10 US Cities To Retire After You Hang Up The White Coat

The one silver lining to aging may be retiring, as, oftentimes, it gives you the luxury of independently choosing your state and city of residence. That's a pretty big silver lining, and one that retirees regularly take advantage of.

Survey Reveals Which Quality Doctors Lack

Most doctors must hurry through appointments, much to their patients’ chagrin. So it’s no surprise that 71% of respondents in a new survey on doctor-patient interactions reported they’ve experienced a lack of compassion when speaking with a medical professional, and 73% said they always or often feel rushed by their doctor.

Hypnotherapy Isn’t Magic, But It Helps Some Patients Cope With Surgery And Recovery

Diane Fresquez rests on an operating table at Cliniques Universitaires Saint-Luc hospital in Brussels, a pale blue cap on her head. She’s having her two tiny parathyroid glands removed.

A New Strain of HIV Is Recorded Under Group That Caused Pandemic

Scientists using advanced DNA sequencing technology have documented a previously unidentified strain of HIV under the group that is responsible for the vast majority of human infections. The previous strain in that group was documented in 2000.

5 Fears That Keep Doctors Awake At Night

Finding it difficult to sleep? Do your personal demons taunt you about your deepest fears? Are you haunted by mistakes you’ve made? It’s Halloween-time, but it’s not ghosts, goblins, and ghouls that frighten physicians.

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