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By Jeffrey Brown, Anne Azzi Davenport
Communications technology, portable medical equipment and teams of doctors, nurses, X-ray techs and paramedics make this possible. Like telemedicine, the concept stands to become more popular with consumers hooked on home delivery and other Internet-connected conveniences.
By Linda A. Johnson, Associated PRess
A New York City doctor mulls the reasons why some patients refuse to seek care -- and what needs to change.
By Dr. Dave A. Chokshi, The Conversation
A medical student recalls an experience with a racist patient, while two new studies outline how doctors react to difficult encounters.
By Jennifer Adaeze Okwerekwu, STAT
Scientists at Aberystwyth University in the United Kingdom tested the germ-exchange rates of handhakes, fist bumps and high-fives to determine which mode of mano-to-mano contact spreads the most bacteria. In the study, one participant wore a sterile glove and exchanged…
By Travis Daub
By Roni Caryn Rabin
By all accounts, short visits take a toll on the doctor-patient relationship, which is considered a key ingredient of good care, and may represent a missed opportunity for getting patients more actively involved in their own health. There is less…
By PBS NewsHour
Rafael Campo's student physicians embrace poetry to hone art of healing…
Doctor-poet Rafael Campo reads "Primary Care" from his collection "Alternative Medicine."…
Doctor-poet Rafael Campo reads "Hospital Song" from his collection "Alternative Medicine."…
Doctor-poet Rafael Campo reads "Health" from his sixth collection "Alternative Medicine."…
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