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Trust, in each other and in American institutions, is vital for our social and economic well-being: It allows us to work, buy, sell and vote... [Read More]
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A growing distrust could be dangerous to public health and safety. [Read More]
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It seems sensible to encourage "personal responsibility," and yet policies that invoke the phrase can make health problems worse. [Read More]
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Happiness has little to do with it. Research suggests meaning in your life is important for well-being. [Read More]
Happy medical residents are all alike. Every unhappy resident would take a long time to count.It's no secret that medical training is grueling: long hours,... [Read More]
Happy medical residents are all alike. Every unhappy resident would take a long time to count.It's no secret that medical training is grueling: long hours,... [Read More]
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Female medical residents and physicians endure bias and a larger burden with home duties. They also face a greater risk of depression and suicide. [Read More]
Some have made large improvements in certain areas. What have they done to get better? [Read More]
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A study shows how lobbying and political dynamics can change congressional and hospital behavior — and raise costs. [Read More]
Perhaps foolishly, I thought this time would be different. [Read More]
A physician wants payment system realigned to focus on preventive health measures, not fee-for-service treatment. [Read More]
A moral and financial challenge: Only 5 percent of patients account for nearly half of the nation's health care spending. [Read More]
People with disabilities tend to receive worse medical care. Doctors who share their challenges could help change that. [Read More]
Cutting Medicaid coverage would have a ripple effect on the lives of low-income children. [Read More]
The program contributes to lower dropout rates, more college degrees, higher earnings, emptier jails and thriving economies. In short, the American dream.        ... [Read More]
Research suggests that discrimination is internalized over a lifetime, and takes a toll on people's well-being. [Read More]
Talking about death will never be easy, but is increasingly necessary to help ensure patients and families get the care that's best for them. [Read More]
For doctors and patients alike, talking about death will never be easy, but it is increasingly necessary. [Read More]
A new wave of research sheds light on what patients want at the end of life, and who is isn't getting it. [Read More]
There are some things that should never happen in medicine. A surgeon should never operate on the wrong body part. A patient should never get... [Read More]
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