North Carolina physician Mitchell Hardison took his life and he isn’t alone. Studies show physicians have higher suicide rates than the general population. Hardison’s family says he felt discouraged by the medical community to seek mental health care. It’s raising…
By Patrick Terpstra
The best estimates likely under-represent the true scope and scale of intimate partner violence because victims often are afraid to disclose what has happened to them.
By Laura Santhanam
Tech giants have developed speech recognition and machine learning technologies that allow doctors to automatically transcribe audio recordings.
By Casey Ross, STAT
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
By Dr. Nisha Mehta
In order for physicians to heal others, they need to be healthy themselves.
By Philip Moeller
"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 Marshall Allen, ProPublica
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.
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.
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