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AMA survey shows more doctors embracing telehealth

Dive Brief: Telehealth and remote monitoring are becoming significant forces in healthcare delivery, according to a new survey of 1,300 primary care and specialty physicians released Thursday by the American Medical Association. The number of physicians who use telehealth for visiting with patients has doubled between 2016 and 2019, although the overall number remains relatively… Read More »

More engaged, assertive and confident: Lucy’s bone-anchored hearing story

Lucy Brown is an active 12-year-old who has just been accepted into her middle school’s medical program and dreams of one day becoming an ear, nose and throat doctor as well as a member of the Olympic gymnastics team. Perhaps the only difference between her and the other Level 8 USA gymnasts she competes against… Read More »

Dr Miriam Stoppard: Call for more obese kids to have gastric bypass surgery

I find myself shaking my head in disbelief when I read that the American Academy of Pediatrics is recommending gastric bypasses in young children. I’m gobsmacked because weight loss surgery is normally the last resort for severely obese adults who have failed to control their weight over decades and had lots of failed attempts at… Read More »