This Physician news page includes news headlines, summaries, and article citations about physicians from diverse, English-language news sources around the world.
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- Best Ways to Protect Your Blood Vessels
Want to know how to avoid blood clots and varicose veins? One physician
offers some tips on how to keep your blood vessels healthy.
Newsmax. Tuesday, 21 Jan 2020.
- ACP endorses single-payer, public-option plans
The American College of Physicians
has expressed openness to a single-payer system before, but this is the first time the group has explicitly recommended a transition to single-payer.
Modern Healthcare. Monday, 20 Jan 2020.
- Walgreens Prescribes More Doctor Deals For 2020
Walgreens is working on more ways to partner with physicians
and hinted at some new deals with doctors in the works for 2020.
Forbes. Wednesday, 15 Jan 2020.
- Nearly 40% of US doctors are burnt-out and half would be willing to take a pay cut for better hours
A new survey has found that nearly 50% of Generation X physicians
are burnt-out from administrative tasks ad long hours compared to 38% of millennials and 39% of baby boomers.
Daily Mail. Wednesday, 15 Jan 2020.
- Health-care companies use technology and data to boost primary care services
From venture-backed start-ups to drug store retailers, there is a big push this year to use technology and data to supercharge the less glamorous side of the industry -- physician-centered primary care.
CNBC. Monday, 13 Jan 2020.
- Feds accuse Indiana hospital system of violating Stark law
The U.S. Justice Department intervened in a whistleblower lawsuit alleging Community Health Network billed Medicare for services delivered by physicians
who had improper financial relationships with the Indiana hospital system.
Modern Healthcare. Tuesday, 7 Jan 2020.
- Can the flu shot help fight cancer?
and scientists have found that injecting tumors with influenza vaccines, including some FDA-approved seasonal flu shots, turns cold tumors to hot, a discovery that could lead to an immunotherapy to treat cancer.
Science Daily. Tuesday, 7 Jan 2020.
- Doctors: Testosterone Therapy Won't Help Most Men
Testosterone therapy is no fountain of youth for older men, though it might help some who are impotent. That's according to new guidelines from the American College of Physicians.
Newsmax. Tuesday, 7 Jan 2020.
- Doctors: Bernie Sanders Healthy Enough for 'Rigors of Presidency'
say 78-year-old US Democratic presidential hopeful suffered 'modest heart muscle damage' during his October heart attack but has since been doing well.
Voice of America. Monday, 30 Dec 2019.
- Sanders given clean bill of health months after heart attack
Sanders' primary physician
said the senator is in "good health" and two cardiologists said he is fit for the presidency.
CBS News. Monday, 30 Dec 2019.
- Working The Christmas Shift, 2 Young Doctors Learn What It Means To Be A Healer
There's more to being a good doctor than providing medical care to your patients, physicians
learn early in their training. And sometimes that lesson comes at the darkest time of year.
NPR. Tuesday, 24 Dec 2019.
- Psychiatrists are most likely to be fined for extreme speeding, finds study
Researchers at Harvard Medical School, Boston, compared driving habits of specialities in the US medical field. They found psychiatrists were 2.9 times more likely to speed than other physicians.
Daily Mail. Wednesday, 18 Dec 2019.
- Physician Paul Farmer Reflects On Health Solutions Brought To Medical Deserts And The Places Still In Dire Need
At the eighth annual Forbes Healthcare Summit, medical anthropologist Paul Farmer talked about the impact of Partners In Health, the organization he cofounded in 1987.
Forbes. Tuesday, 10 Dec 2019.
- Former White House physician running for Congress in Texas
Former White House physician
Ronny Jackson, who was accused of improper workplace behavior after he was nominated to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs, filed to run for Congress in Texas.
CBS News. Tuesday, 10 Dec 2019.
- Supreme Court lets abortion ultrasound law stand
A contested Kentucky law requiring a physician
to display-and-describe a fetal ultrasound to patients seeking abortion has survived an appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court.
ABC News. Monday, 9 Dec 2019.
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