Freud is quoted as having said, “Words have a magical power,” and a new study may back up that theory in relation to how physicians speak to patients.
New research has found that physicians modestly reduced the volume of opioids they prescribed after being told one of their patients had died of an overdose.
Of the 978,743 practicing physicians in the U.S., women only account for just over a third of them. We break down the states with the most and least.
Female doctors outperformed their male counterparts in regards to heart attack survival rates, as a whole, and particularly, for women heart attack survivors.
While an longstanding, iconic symbol of physicians, does wearing a white coat actually matter, when it comes to patient perceptions of trust and confidence?
“Physician” is ranked as the most popular profession within the top 1% of earners, but where is it best, and worst, to practice medicine, according to your wallet.
Despite more than half of physicians surveyed admitting they have experienced burnout, 67% said they have never met with a mental health professional.
There are only 24 hours in the day, and even less in a physician’s workday. What are the solutions to caring for those who care for the masses?
Family physicians have long recognized that gun violence is a national public health epidemic. Do they also hold the key to stopping it?
An in-depth look at a recent paper that explores correlational data relating opioid prescribing to opioid manufacturer payments.