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Doctors May Need More Education on Nutrition – Healthline

Share on PinterestExperts say team-based care can help doctors better offer nutrition advice. Getty Images Researchers say medical students need more thorough education on nutrition. They say education can make doctors more knowledgeable when it comes to dispensing advice to patients about nutrition. Experts say a team-based approach to healthcare can also make it easier… Read More »

Doctors can change opioid prescribing habits. Incrementally.

When they started practicing medicine, most surgeons say, there was little or no information about just how many pain pills patients needed after specific procedures. As a result, patients often were sent home with the equivalent of handfuls of powerful and addictive medications. Then the opioid crisis hit, along with studies showing one possible side effect of… Read More »

Student told by doctors her paralysis was ‘all in her head’ is now confined to a wheelchair

Student who was told by doctors her paralysis was ‘all in her head’ is now confined to a wheelchair because of ‘medically unexplained’ condition Poppy McCollum woke up on April Fool’s Day last year with severe back pain Her pain worsened the next day, prompting her parents to call an ambulance By April 3, 18-year-old… Read More »