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'The BMI Misdiagnosis Trend'

The BMI Misdiagnosis Trend

Some experts express concern that reliance on BMI has become overweight, leading to misdiagnosis, improper medication, and obesity mistreatment.

Internist 'Doctor writing notes'

Are Patient Medical Records Biased?

Conveying non-compliance to a doctor can be tantamount to insulting the cook in a strip-mall restaurant. You may walk out with a less hygienic meal.

Emotions 'Domestic violence bills'

Sexual Assault Debt Collection

How a sexual assault leads to years of calls from debt collectors even though federal legislation makes it illegal.

Pulmonology 'Female brushing teeth'

Hospital-Acquired Pneumonia Solution

Hospital-acquired pneumonia is killing patients. Yet there is a simple way to stop it.

Internist 'Surgeons in operating room'

Organ Transplants Are Up

Although organ transplants are up, the agency in charge of organ transplant is under fire.


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Internist 'Empty hospital bed'

Rural Hospital Crisis

Some rural hospitals are in such bad shape, local governments are practically giving them away.

Internist 'Emergency hospital doctors'

Eliminate Medical Debt

Medical care can be life-saving, until the other shoe drops. How do you eliminate medical debt — or avoid it in the first place?

Oncology 'Katie Coleman'

Interview With Stage 4 Kidney Cancer

She’s 31, has stage 4 kidney cancer — and talked openly about it during a job interview. Here’s what happened.

Internist 'Black male with white female por'

Should Patient Race Hinder Transplants?

Race is often used as medical shorthand for how bodies work. Some Doctors want to change that.

Internist 'Shopping mall escalators'

Health Systems Repurpose Malls

Vacant shopping malls are massive properties that attract the eye of enterprising health care systems.

Ob-gyn 'Newborn baby'

Frequent Cesarean Down South

High C-section rate is persistent problem for pregnant mothers, particularly down South.

Immunology 'Black woman receives vaccination'

Who Gets Stronger Flu Vaccine?

Each year standard and high-dose influenza vaccines are available. Why are black and hispanic seniors left with a less powerful flu vaccine?


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