ACP Update on Low Back Pain Treatment Guidelines
The update includes a nod to tai chi as a nondrug intervention and further supports acupuncture. But even new research falls short in 2 important ways.
Addiction in the US: The Surgeon General’s Report
The report contains a vast amount of information but overlooks some important issues.
Many Physicians Ignore This Rule
It is often easier to ignore the rule about having a qualified medical interpreter in the room for non-English speaking patients. What do you do?
The Murderer is a Man
This family physician would never have believed she'd feel compassion for a murderer. But then, she had a patient who was one.
Unique Antidote to Burnout: A Trip to the DMV
One clinician's encounter with kindness at the department of motor vehicles was just the Rx for burnout that day.
Prescription Opioids and Heroin: What’s the Relationship?
There is no nice straight line between use of prescription opioids and heroin addiction; in fact, the connections aren't really clear at all.
TEDMED Talk: Why Doctors Kill Themselves
At TEDMED, medicine's version of TEDTalks, Dr Pam Wible talks in earnest about physician suicide--and how to stop it.
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