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Americans and Canadians use more post-surgery opioid pain pills

Americans and Canadians are seven times more likely to fill a prescription for opioid pain pills in the week after surgery than Swedes, says a study published Wednesday, one of the first to quantify international differences. More than 75% of patients in the U.S. and Canada filled a prescription for opioids following four common surgeries, compared… Read More »

Women in healthcare face more harassment, have fewer opportunities and lower wages, study shows

Women in medicine continue to face significant gender-based obstacles in the workplace, according to a new study, 2019 Women in Medicine, a by CompHealth. Both female and male physician respondents reported that women experience increased harassment, fewer opportunities and lower wages. Although both women (83%) and men (73%) indicated a belief that the medical industry… Read More »

Older adults more likely to condemn even accidental harm

As people get older, they are more likely to condemn and want to punish others for acts that cause harm, even if no harm was intended, according to research presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association. “Although older adults are capable of empathizing [about] someone’s intentions when making a moral evaluation, they… Read More »