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Doctors need nutrition education, says commentary – Medical Xpress

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Nutrition knowledge is essential for today’s physicians, according to a JAMA Internal Medicine commentary published July 1. The commentary—authored by Neal Barnard, MD, president of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine—points out that overweight, diabetes, heart disease, and many forms of cancer are driven by unhealthful diets, and that most doctors… Read More »

Sen. Alexander Details His Plan To Fix Surprise Medical Bills

Use Our Content This story can be republished for free (details). Sens. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) and Patty Murray (D-Wash.), who are pushing a major legislative package to lower health costs, announced their favored solution to handle disputes about surprise medical bills. Those unexpected and often high charges patients face when they get care from a… Read More »