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Aspiring Doctors Seek Advanced Training In Addiction Medicine

Aspiring Doctors Seek Advanced Training In Addiction Medicine

By Will Stone, KJZZ | Mar 23
Now numbering more than 60, fellowship programs offer physicians a year or two of postgraduate training in clinics and hospitals where they learn evidence-based approaches for treating addiction.

5 Things to Know About the Electronic Health Records Mess

5 Things to Know About the Electronic Health Records Mess

By Fred Schulte | Mar 22
The U.S. government claimed that ditching paper medical charts for electronic records would make health care better, safer and cheaper. Ten years and $36 billion later, the digital revolution has gone awry.

'Thrones' Actress Emilia Clarke Says She's had 2 Aneurysms

'Thrones' Actress Emilia Clarke Says She's had 2 Aneurysms

Mar 22
"Game of Thrones" actress Emilia Clarke revealed Thursday that she has had two life-threatening aneurysms, and two brain surgeries, since the show began.

Mother Russia: South Florida Sees a Boom in 'Birth Tourism'

Mother Russia: South Florida Sees a Boom in 'Birth Tourism'

By Iuliia Steshevska | Mar 22
Every year, hundreds of pregnant Russian women travel to the United States to give birth so that their child can acquire all the privileges of American citizenship.

U.S. Experts: Medicines for Opioid Addiction Vastly Underused

U.S. Experts: Medicines for Opioid Addiction Vastly Underused

By Matthew Perrone | Mar 21
Medicines proven to treat opioid addiction remain vastly underused in the U.S., the nation's top medical advisers said earlier this week.

With Black Lung Fund in Jeopardy, Taxpayers Could Fit the Bill

With Black Lung Fund in Jeopardy, Taxpayers Could Fit the Bill

By Dylan Lovan | Mar 21
The Trump administration and coal industry allies are insisting that a federal black lung trust fund will continue to pay benefits to sick miners despite a drastic cut in funding.

Mississippi Governor Set to Sign 'Hearbeat' Abortion Law

Mississippi Governor Set to Sign 'Hearbeat' Abortion Law

By Emily Wagster Pettus | Mar 21
Gov. Phil Bryant says he's not worried about lawsuits as Mississippi prepares to enact one of the strictest abortion laws in the nation.

Did Your Doctor 'Ghost' You? An Employment Contract May Be to Blame

Did Your Doctor 'Ghost' You? An Employment Contract May Be to Blame

By Michelle Andrews | Mar 20
Contracts with so-called restrictive covenants are now common in medicine, although some states limit their use.

Wendy Williams Reveals She is Living in 'sober house'

Wendy Williams Reveals She is Living in 'sober house'

Mar 19
Wendy Williams says she's living in a "sober house" because of addiction struggles.

'Medieval' Diseases Flair as Unsanitary Living Conditions Proliferate

'Medieval' Diseases Flair as Unsanitary Living Conditions Proliferate

By Anna Gorman | Mar 19
Infectious diseases — some that ravaged populations in the Middle Ages — are resurging in California and around the country, and are hitting homeless populations especially hard.

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