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  • Psychiatric appointments scarce in major U.S. cities

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Patients calling to make appointments with psychiatrists in major U.S. cities may only be successful about a quarter of the time, says a new study.
  • Study shows there's no "best" drug to reduce risk of bone fractures

    Q: I just had a bone density test that shows osteoporosis. I think my doctor will be prescribing a new medicine. How does a doctor choose? A: The reason for treating osteoporosis is to reduce the chance of having a bone fracture. The most disabling...

    Untested stimulant found in dietary supplements: study

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – At least a dozen dietary supplements available in the U.S. contain a potentially-dangerous synthetic stimulant that has never been tested on humans, says a new study. The inclusion of the stimulant known as DMBA in...

    Physician burnout is on the rise

     Physician burnout is on the rise
    The state of our health care system depends, in part, on the state of our health care providers. But research over the last few years has shown that physician burnout is on the rise. Mark Linzer, director of the division of general internal medicine...

    Ann Romney launches new center to study neurological diseases

    Ann Romney launches new center to study neurological diseases
    Let some in the political world obsess over whether Mitt Romney plans to run for president for a third time — Ann Romney has a bigger project in mind. On Tuesday at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, the Romneys are launching the Ann...