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According to new data from the CDC, opioid prescription rates fell over a five-year period from 2010 to 2015, but are still triple where they were in 1999.

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On Wednesday, the House passed a bill that would limit plaintiff damages to $250,000 in most medical practice lawsuits. It moves to the Senate.

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Readers are split on whether or not the Senate's version to repeal the Affordable Care Act would serve the American people well.

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Dr. Robert Wachter wrote the book on the failings of health IT and the effect these systems have on patient safety. He joined us for the Pearls podcast.

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Disappointed and angry patients are more likely to sue you for malpractice. Our advisory board shares tips on how to avoid this situation.

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Legal advice on how to ensure you don't get in trouble for negligent conduct in taking care of a patient with a drug-seeking problem.

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The Senate repeal and replace of Obamacare was published this week and like the House version, it faces strong resistance from medical groups.

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