The official U.S. Olympic Committee’s Sports Medicine Division recruits a crew of volunteer doctors — as well as orthopedists, chiropractors, nurses, sports therapists, massage therapists, and more — every two years.
By Leah Samuel, STAT
In order for physicians to heal others, they need to be healthy themselves.
By Dr. Nisha Mehta
"My Medicare Advantage plan made a mistake about my physician network," writes one of our readers. "The day my coverage began, I attempted to make an appointment with the physician, but was told by the insurance billing office that none…
By Philip Moeller
Hospitals and pharmacies are required to toss expired drugs, no matter how expensive or vital. Meanwhile the FDA has long known that many remain safe and potent for years longer.
By Marshall Allen, ProPublica
When Elizabeth Silver's daughter was 6 weeks old, she suffered a serious stroke and spent weeks in the NICU. Confronted with damning statistics, Silver began to see the numbers as one version of a story, with room for interpretation. The…
By David A. Lieb, Associated Press
Numerous doctors from around the U.S. could become eligible to treat patients in Missouri's underserved areas as a result of a planned expansion of a first-in-the-nation law aimed at addressing doctor shortages.
By Ike Swetlitz, STAT
As President Trump continues to step up immigration enforcement, medical centers say the changes are indeed keeping immigrants out of hospitals and clinics.
By Jason J. Han and Neha Vapiwala, STAT
Immigrant physicians represent a huge asset U.S. health care. Attracting and training these physicians is a boon for public health.
By PBS NewsHour
Surgeon Atul Gawande says we need to reconsider health care’s focus on generously rewarding physicians who practice heroic interventions, rather than those who practice incremental medicine for chronic conditions. Gawande talks with William Brangham about the value of that kind…
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