Medical mystery: The foe that even Chairman Mao couldn't defeat

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When President Richard Nixon announced in 1971 that he was going to visit the People's Republic of China the following year, it was big news... Read more

We won a patient-safety battle, but we need Trump to help us win the war

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This week, the Government Accountability Office (GAO), issued its root cause analysis of the power morcellator disaster that has brought suffering... Read more

How President Trump could save the U.S. billions on prescription drugs

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Though President Trump — and most consumers — think Medicare should be permitted to negotiate drug prices, it's unlikely that... Read more

This doctor used to think his Philly hospital was immune from political anxiety

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For the past several decades the feeling in the medical and scientific community was that we were immune to politics, that we were above it... Read more

With Mumps cases at 10-year high, are Philly-area college students at risk?

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Mumps, an airborne virus that is extremely contagious, is spreading quickly in Washington State where hundreds have contracted the disease... Read more

Just 15% of primary care doctors want ACA repealed, survey finds

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Primary care physicians overwhelmingly oppose full repeal of the Affordable Care Act, a new survey finds, and a majority disagree with Republican... Read more

What about the industry that Trump says 'gets away with murder'?

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Just look at the parade of Trump’s cabinet nominees that have been marching in front of Senate committees this week as they undergo the... Read more

A doctor's perspective: Who stands for patients in the health-care debate?

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Health care in America has been sick for decades, but the illness has progressed rapidly in recent years. The well-intentioned Affordable... Read more