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Physician Suicide Letters
Outside the field, the statistics on physician suicide may elicit surprise. Here, physicians and students who have thought about it write not about surprise but about disbelief that so little help is available.
Are Guns a Health Issue?
Confirmation of President Obama's nominee for Surgeon General is suspended as the debate over an answer to this question continues.
The Employed Physician’s Guide to Managing the Boss
If you're a practicing physician today, you've probably asked yourself, "If I'm not the boss anymore around here, how do I manage the person who is?" Find out, here, and get ready to take notes.
Whither HIV Clinical Research?
Stark defunding for AIDS research may lead to increased pharmaceutical influence, less population diversity in research, and dwindling new HIV-specific advances.
Prescription Opioid Abuse: The Known and the Unknown
There are no guidelines on how to differentiate iatrogenic opioid abuse triggered by treatment for legitimate pain from illicit use. And yet, theories abound.
Doctors Who Write: Where Science and Humanities Unite
Physicians are no strangers to the pen and have made invaluable contributions to world literature. Here, the story of a 21st-century internist-author who is firmly rooted in both worlds.
Should You Be Intimate With Your Doctor?
Being emotionally available and accessible is healing. Are you open to that part of medicine with your patients?