Dramatic Jump in Heroin Use in US AdultsBoth use and abuse of heroin have jumped dramatically since the beginning of the millennium across the US. These behaviors
are often preceded by the nonmedical use of prescription opioids.
Does the Hippocratic Oath Promote Burnout?Some doctors contend that by honorably swearing to live up to the unattainable ideals of patient care in the Hippocratic Oath, they are sowing the seeds of their own destruction.
Eric J. Topol, MDDirector, Scripps Translational Science Institute; Chief Academic Officer, Scripps Health; Professor of Genomics, The Scripps Research Institute; Senior Consultant, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Scripps Clinic, La Jolla, California; Editor-in-Chief, Medscape