Paxlovid has been free so far. Next year, sticker shock awaits
The Pfizer pill has helped prevent many people infected with COVID-19 from being hospitalized or dying,
Study comparing surgical and N95 masks sparks concern
The findings are not consistent with those of many other studies on this topic.
Nurse practitioner fined $20k for advertising herself as ‘Doctor Sarah’
Sarah Erny agreed to refrain from referring to herself as a doctor in her practice and on social media.
Working while sick: Why doctors don’t stay home when ill
Only 2% of respondents said they never come to work unwell, in a Medscape survey.
Major U.S. GI societies issue strategic plan on environmental sustainability
Individual and group efforts can help mitigate the effects of climate change on digestive health and health care systems.
$38,398 for a single shot of a very old cancer drug
The first issue is unrelenting price increases on old drugs that have remained branded as manufacturers find ways to extend patents for decades...
You and the skeptical patient: Who’s the doctor here?
“I spoke to him on many occasions about the dangers of COVID, but he just didn’t believe me.”
‘Medical Methuselahs’: Treating the growing population of centenarians
Between 1980 and 2019, the share of American centenarians grew faster than the total population.
Anti-vaccine physician sentenced to prison for role in Capitol riot
The former emergency room physician pleaded guilty to unlawfully and knowingly entering and remaining in a restricted building or grounds.
A doctor’s missed diagnosis results in mega award
Over time, the patient underwent more than 20 surgeries on his leg to deal with the ongoing pain and other complications.