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What happened to the family doctor?
Primary-care doctors take care of the young, the old and the in-between; the sick, the well and the dying. Ideally...
Anti-death-penalty group files complaint against GA execution doctor
Thursday's scheduled execution of a man convicted of killing a Savannah woman in 1978 could be derailed with a...
IL doctor records taken offline
Illinois once provided the public with detailed histories of the state's doctors — including whether the...
University of North Texas regents OK plan for med school
The vision of an M.D. school in Fort Worth took another big step Thursday when the University of North Texas regents...
The case for putting genomic medicine to work
Cardiologist Eric Topol, director of Scripps Translational Science Institute in La Jolla, is a leading advocate of...
Insurers and ratings groups post information to help patients choose doctors
For most people, picking a doctor is hardly a scientific process. They ask friends or family members to pass along...
Foreign-born doctors give equal care in US
Patients treated by foreign-born doctors who trained in other countries fare just as well as people treated by doctors...
UT Southwestern faculty let unsupervised resident doctors operate at Parkland
  Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas has allowed trainee doctors, known as residents, to operate with...
Pill mill doc gets 25-year prison term
A former San Fernando physician convicted of improperly prescribing powerful painkillers to drug addicts and undercover...
Study: Plagiarism common in medical residency applications
If you think plagiarism only happens in high school and college, think again. A new Boston study finds that one in...