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The Fine Line Between Doctoring And Dealing

To treat a patient with addiction, a physician must overcome feelings of frustration and betrayal.

Pooja Lagisetty

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In Opioid Withdrawal, With No Help In Sight

A patient receives prescription opioids after an accident—and no support from his physicians as he weans himself off.

Travis N. Rieder

Bridging The Divide Between Dental And Medical Care

A cancer patient delays needed dental care before radiation treatment and develops a painful, incurable disease.

Gayathri Subramanian

Intoxicated, Homeless, And In Need Of A Place To Land

A patient with alcoholism cycles in and out of the emergency department as his providers grapple with an outdated system of care.

Otis Warren

The Importance Of Being

Good patient care is found not on a computer screen but in being truly present with patients.

Abraham Verghese

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