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Post series wins medical reporting award

Post series wins medical reporting award
The Washington Post's series “Biased Research, Big Profits” by staff writer Peter Whoriskey has won the George Polk Award for Medical Reporting. The series uncovered ways drug makers seek to alter physician decisions through economic incentives and …
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Howard: Why we need health courts for medical cases
Physicians and nurses universally distrust the current medical-liability system, because it does not reliably distinguish good care from bad. This distrust causes doctors to practice defensive medicine, in which they order tests and procedures not …
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AMA medical education grants: an idea whose time has come
We all have known for quite a while that our current medical education system shortchanges students — not because they don't get a good education, but because it trains them for a world that has been passed by. Our present system was developed when a …
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