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Kevin Pho, M.D.
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What is the most important trait in a doctor?
Obamacare plans aren’t attractive to the middle class
Medical judgment is paramount
A critical question for doctors: What is health?
I never understood the loss of empathy during medical training. Until now.
The desire to spoon-feed medical residents today
Is much of the annual physical a waste of time?
Don’t be stupid, and other wise words to new college students
Price shop your prescriptions to dramatically reduce costs
A bystander to the evolution of plastic surgery
Top stories in health and medicine, September 2, 2014
Kids in the summer: There’s more to it than academic progress
16 questions to ask when choosing a hospice
Moving annual visits into the 21st century
We need more clinical time outs
Cancer screening in the elderly: Don’t be stupid
Allowing medicine to become a commodity would be a disaster
Employer-sponsored insurance or Medicaid? An ideological debate.
Dissent and cynicism: Learning from listening to doctors
Why every college freshmen ought to know about sexual assault
The health care turf battles: It’s time to work together
KevinMD Today: Read medicine's top opinions -
Top stories in health and medicine, September 1, 2014
A new buzz around primary care
Law and medicine are more intertwined than they should be
Doctors, stay safe: The malpractice implications of social media
A pediatrician reflects, with deep gratitude to her patients
What being overwhelmed by rules and regulations looks like
Direct primary care: A response to your comments
This surprising request brought an emergency doctor to tears
Was the death of Robin Williams preventable?
The most compassionate field of medicine: palliative care
Can the Ebola epidemic promote the development of medicine?
Do surgical checklists work? A closer look at the data.
Doctors are helpers, not healers
The problem with live tweeting medical conferences
I will always care for you even if I do not care for your insurance company
Google Glass is the tip of the iceberg for wearable technologies
How many servings of fruits and vegetables should we eat a day?
Disappointing outcomes despite a massive investment in EHRs
Deciphering hospital bills is not for the faint of heart
An American doctor’s experience with the NHS
Health care data is meaningless without context
Via @nprnews: Results From Screening Tests Can Be High In Anxiety
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What ails American medicine: a doctor's perspective, by @sjauhar
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MKSAP: 55-year-old man with a wrist fracture and anemia
In medicine, the patient is not always right
Authorities overestimate patients’ health literacy
Medicine by public opinion: Where are the doctors?