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This year, the percentage of primary care positions filled by fourth-year medical students was the lowest on record.
The Medical Board of California's investigations are unfolding amid the nation's worst measles outbreak in more than a quarter-century.
AMA President Patrice Harris said the organization had to take a stand because new laws forced the small number of doctors who perform abortions to lie to patients.
As the rural town of Fort Scott, Kan., grapples with the closure of its hospital, cancer patients face new challenges as they try to continue their treatments in different locations.
The states' plans signal how frustration among consumers is putting pressure on federal and state officials.
But first, Democrats must agree on how best to muscle drug companies to the negotiating table.
The FDA has released two decades of previously hidden data containing millions of injuries or malfunctions by medical devices.
Experts call for a personalized approach to preventing falls, more involvement by clinicians and better ways to motivate older adults to take action.
The government acknowledges that the change would lead to fewer people with limited English skills accessing healthcare and fewer reports of discrimination.
A new data analysis shows that even as the CDC issued warnings, surgeons handed out many times the number of opioid pills needed for post-op pain.