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34% of physicians have been sued: How to best minimize your risk

34% of physicians have been sued: How to best minimize your risk
February 23, 2018
In the Journals

Medical cannabis significantly relieves chronic pain in elderly

February 22, 2018
In patients aged 65 years and older, medical cannabis therapy significantly reduced chronic pain and improved quality of life without serious adverse events, according…

Former Aetna director’s admission on decision process could impact millions

February 21, 2018
Authorities in four states are investigating Aetna policy decisions after its former medical director, Jay Ken Iinuma, MD, admitted making decisions on approving or…
In the Journals

More than a third of physicians meet burnout criteria

February 21, 2018
Approximately one-third of physicians experience characteristics of burnout, such as emotional exhaustion and depersonalization, which often led to leaving practice and…
In the Journals

Short, light bouts of exercise lower mortality risk in older men

February 20, 2018
Bouts of light-intensity exercise lasting 10 minutes were sufficient to lower the risk for death in most older men, according to findings recently published in the…
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Ask the Right Questions: What Do Non-Caregiving Adult Children Need From Health Care Providers?

Journal of Gerontological Nursing
Online Advanced Release, February 14, 2018
Extended healthy life spans are a relatively recent phenomenon that increase the amount of time families spend with…
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VIDEO: Expert identifies new ways to improve profitability

March 2, 2017
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