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Disability Parking listen Download

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When People Don't Follow the Doctor's Advice listen Download

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Doctors have a hard time when people don't follow their advice.  But behavior change isn't easy for anyone -- not even doctors.

Substance Abuse and Detection listen Download

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Despite substance abuse being a major medical and public problem, only twelve out of 125 medical schools surveyed, offer a required course in substance abuse...

Does Everyone Really Need to Lower Their Cholesterol? listen Download

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Studies suggest we are over-treating people who have high cholesterol but no risk factors for heart disease...

Telephone Medicine listen

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Getting a call from your doctor may not be just another phone call...

The Hidden Curriculum in Medical School listen Download

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So much of what medical students learn is not from books and lectures but from their watching the behaviors of others. It may be that...

Bereavement can Cause Physical Problems listen Download

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The loss of a loved one can have profound health consequences.

Permission for Clinical Research listen Download

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Patient permission for publication is essential, but without  publication medical science stands still...

Hospitalists listen Download

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Buying Influence in Developing Countries listen Download

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Why are drug companies offering doctors in developing countries free gifts, computers and jewelry? Do those work for you?

Immigrants and Healthcare listen Download

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Is it true that immigrants come here to use our healthcare system and offer little in return?

Medicinal Hugs listen Download

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Sometimes an old fashioned hug can be more therapeutic than a pill or procedure...

Thinking about Cost listen Download

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Often doctors do not consider the costs of the tests, drugs or procedures they recommend to patients . A doctor-patient dialogue about all effective treatment...

Admitting Uncertainty listen Download

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For many years I have been teaching medical students that one of the things we need to change in medicine is for doctors to admit...

Physicians as Role Models listen Download

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