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Republican Congress, Obama White House: Now What?

With the Congress fully in control by the Republican party after Tuesday’s election, the fate of the Affordable Care Act has reached a critical moment. No doubt that Republicans will continue to take symbolic votes to repeal the entire Affordable [...]

November 8, 2014 // 0 Comments

Politicians Play Doctor in Texas

In Texas, as in all other states, a person who is unable to make his or her own medical decisions has the right to an advance directive (AD) for restricting medical treatment; that is, unless that person is pregnant. A pregnant woman in Texas loses [...]

November 6, 2014 // 0 Comments

Place the doctor-patient relationship first [OP/note]

Image via Flickr / Creative Commons I recently attended a half-day medical event: Primary Care in the 21st Century. Expecting to hear the latest and greatest on new treatments, best care for chronic conditions, and integrating behavioral health into [...]

June 18, 2014 // 0 Comments

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