Further studies are needed to better support physicians in using opioids to treat patients with chronic pain. That's according to an NIH Pathways to Prevention Workshop final report published online Jan. 13 in Annals of Internal Medicine.
Cesarean deliveries account for one in every three births in the United States. It's important that mothers know what they can expect from another cesarean versus a vaginal birth after cesarean.
California officials have no plans to make up for an expiring federal pay incentive designed to entice doctors to treat low-income patients. Dr. Del Morris weighs in.
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