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October 15, 2021

Humans Using Tobacco 12,000 Years Ago, Seed Remains Show Humans Using Tobacco 12,000 Years Ago, Seed Remains Show

The discovery of burnt seeds in an ancient hearth suggests people were using tobacco as much as 9000 years earlier than previously thought. What to know: […]
October 15, 2021

Califf Eyed for Second Term as FDA Chief, News Reports Say Califf Eyed for Second Term as FDA Chief, News Reports Say

The White House is considering an experienced leader to serve as the top US regulator of drugs and medical devices, with Robert Califf, MD, emerging as […]
October 14, 2021

Less EHR Use Correlated With Physician Turnover: Study Less EHR Use Correlated With Physician Turnover: Study

While the use of EHRs has been associated with physician burnout, a key factor in physicians leaving their jobs, a new JAMA study finds that less […]
October 13, 2021

Docs: Insurers’ Payment Delays, Downcoding a ‘Revenue Grab’ Docs: Insurers’ Payment Delays, Downcoding a ‘Revenue Grab’

Despite reporting record profits during the COVID-19 pandemic, major insurance companies are delaying claims payments and making it more difficult for hospitals and physicians to get […]
October 12, 2021

Amazon to Allow Employees to Work Remotely Indefinitely Amazon to Allow Employees to Work Remotely Indefinitely

SEATTLE (AP) — Amazon said Monday it will allow many tech and corporate workers to continue working remotely indefinitely, as long as they can commute to […]
October 12, 2021

The Public Backs Medicare Rx Price Negotiation The Public Backs Medicare Rx Price Negotiation

As Congress debates cutting prescription drug costs, a poll released Tuesday found the vast majority of adults — regardless of their political party or age — […]
October 11, 2021

Bill Aims to Address Trauma From Native American Boarding Schools Bill Aims to Address Trauma From Native American Boarding Schools

A bill to establish an American Indian Truth and Healing Commission on Native American boarding schools was recently reintroduced in the Senate and House of Representatives. […]
October 7, 2021

Patient Gifts Cakes Every Year to Doctor Who Saved His Life Patient Gifts Cakes Every Year to Doctor Who Saved His Life

Each year, on the anniversary of his quadruple coronary artery bypass surgery, 80-year-old Michael Lalli and his family send baked goods to the cardiovascular surgeon who […]
October 7, 2021

An Afghan Refugee’s Road to Becoming a Prize-Winning Doctor An Afghan Refugee’s Road to Becoming a Prize-Winning Doctor

Saleema Rehman, MD, was born and raised in refugee camps in Pakistan, where she saw a need for better health resources for women. Now a gynecologist […]
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