Pharmaceutical companies have paid doctors billions of dollars for consulting, promotional talks, meals and more. Doctors who received payments linked to specific drugs prescribed more of those drugs.
The number of women applying and entering U.S. Medical schools is increasing while the number of men applying and entering medical schools is declining..
In a recent study, women doctors were more likely to be introduced by their first names rather than by their titles.
Professional societies are reluctant to make recommendations against low-value treatments that make money for their members.
Compared with male physicians, women spend more time with their patients, are more likely to adhere to guidelines and are more careful in their prescribing.
The Trump administration wants to drop an Obama-era rule designed to ensure that there are enough doctors to care for Medicaid patients.
CDC data shows the South, which the agency defines as a 16-state region, saw more new cases — 19,968 — than the rest of the nation combined in 2017.
The doctor had testified in hundreds of child abuse cases worldwide and almost always blamed broken bones and other injuries on a rare genetic disorder
Despite the need for more primary care doctors, graduates of U.S. medical schools are becoming less likely to choose to specialize in one of those fields.
Noncompete clauses aim to stop physicians from taking patients with them if they move to a competing practice nearby.
Rates were highest in programs whose trainees reported the longest hours, the least helpful faculty feedback, and the least valuable inpatient training programs.
Cancer centers grapple with conflict of interests among their leadership, researchers and physicians.
One of the world’s top breast cancer doctors failed to disclose millions of dollars in payments from drug and health care companies in recent years.
New York University’s School of Medicine is learning that no good deed goes unpunished.
The doctor most responsible for turning the sunshine supplement into a billion-dollar juggernaut has received hundreds of thousands of dollars from the vitamin D industry, according to government records and interviews.