A new study finds that steps to reduce prescriptions of a class of drugs that poses special hazard for older people are working. But many at-risk patients still receive them.
The medical community widely recognizes the stresses physicians face. Now it is time to take measurable steps toward changing the profession.
A long-term study in more than 1,100 people yields a new seven-factor framework that could help patients, clinicians and researchers.
The intrusive methods licensing boards use to evaluate physician impairment may actually promote stigma around mental health — without improving patient safety.
Plenty of websites promise to help people with health issues — but many lack gold-standard testing or public access. Research highlights the right resources for those in need.
A new study highlights a risk new medical students — and their schools — should be ready for.