Study Indicates Most Nutritional Supplements and Dietary Therapies Do Not Benefit Heart Health, Despite Popularity

Nutritional supplements and dietary interventions enjoy widespread use in the United States, but most have no effect on cardiovascular survival or outcomes, according to a group of U.S. researchers.

Heart of the Matter

Worldwide, nothing kills more people than cardiovascular disease, which causes approximately one-third of all deaths. The statistics below tell part of that story.

Business of Medicine

Plucking the Low-Hanging Fruit of Energy Savings

Reducing energy costs in a medical office needn’t require staff and patients to dress like Manitoban road crews in February.

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Leveraging Debt Relief to Fight the Physician Shortage

Median medical school graduate debt in 2018 was $200,000, according to the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC).

Health Insurance and the Locum Tenens Physician

Some physicians savor the flexibility, diverse workplaces and other aspects of locum tenens work. Life as an independent contractor, however, raises questions about securing good health insurance in the absence of an employer-sponsored plan.