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American College of Physicians

Doctors, Death and Dignity: The Semantics of 'Suicide'

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 09.18.2016 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

Death is the enemy, and it is not. Death is simple and inevitable, and inexplicably complicated.

Why America's Largest Group Of Medical Doctors Are Supporting Gay Marriage

Reuters | Posted 05.12.2016 | Queer Voices

By Andrew M. Seaman (Reuters Health) - The largest group of internal medicine doctors in the U.S. came out Monday in support of polic...

Gun Violence Is A Public Health Issue -- Doctors Should Treat It That Way

Mike Weisser | Posted 06.14.2014 | Politics
Mike Weisser

As so much of the current gun debate is generated by fear -- fear of crime, fear of violence, fear of government -- physicians should bring their clinical experiences in managing fear to this debate and thus provide patients with sound and effective alternatives to picking up a gun.

Is Medical Marijuana The New Snake Oil?

David Sack, M.D. | Posted 10.28.2012 | Fifty
David Sack, M.D.

Somewhat lost in the highly politicized hullabaloo is the one question we should really be asking about medical marijuana: Is it good medicine?

Doctor Group Tackles Issue Of Excessive Medical Testing

Reuters | Posted 04.17.2012 | Healthy Living

* U.S. doctor group with broad reach tackles overtreatment * Government to lean more on providers to cut the cost of care ...

Health Care Debate Looms Large At Thanksgiving

Jerry Chautin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jerry Chautin

Turkey, cranberry sauce, and a side of health care debate is dominating Thanksgiving tables this year. The debate gets more heated when some worry that their situation will be adversely affected.