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We need to solve the family doctor shortage for an aging America
We need to solve the family doctor shortage for an aging AmericaAre we prepared to meet the healthcare needs of an aging America? The answer, experts agree, is no.
Why physician burnout happens and what we can do to prevent it
Why physician burnout happens and what we can do to prevent itThere’s no doubt about it: Physician burnout is real and it affects an alarming number of us across the nation. While physicians focus on their patients, the practice environment is filled with invisible stresses that weigh on physicians and cause burnout.
Why it might be hard to find a medical marijuana doctor
Why it might be hard to find a medical marijuana doctorMany doctors have a difficult time with marijuana as medication, and consider doctors who prescribe it as second-class citizens.