• Alzheimer's, Related Dementias Predicted to Double by 2060 A new study from the CDC is the first to examine expected increases in Alzheimer's disease and related dementias in older Americans by racial and ethnic group.
  • Dispelling the Myths About Obesity Is obesity a choice? Are people just lazy or suffering from 'food addiction'? Dr Akshay Jain responds to the results of a recent Medscape poll and says it's time to dispel the myths about obesity.
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  • US Life Expectancy Going Down, With Opioid ODs a Big Factor The annual report on the health of the nation finds death rates are up for five of the leading 12 causes of death. Teen birth and smoking rates have been cut in half.
 
  • How Hospital Changes Will Affect Doctors' Practices Hospitals have been swept up in four major trends over the past several years. Which of these are likely to continue, and what form will they take? The answers could affect how you practice.
  • Resident Suicide: A Tragedy, and What Can Help? A compelling documentary examines the pressures and dangerous forces that lead residents and practicing physicians to doubt themselves, make errors, and take their own lives.
  • What If Your Physician Boss Is a Mediocre Leader? Some doctors are good clinicians but less effective at managing and motivating people or creating a successful group or organization. What do you do if that's your boss?
  • What Do You Owe Patients When You Move On? If you're moving to another practice, retiring, or can't work anymore due to health reasons, you're responsible for notifying your patients and ensuring continuity of care. Our columnist has some tips.
  • 5 Top Mistakes That Could Derail Doctors' Retirement Plans Physicians may often fall into traps that commonly mislead investors. Here's what to avoid.
 

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