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Where have all the doctors gone?

In case you missed it, a recent study commissioned by the Association of American Medical Colleges predicts that by 2025, the U.S. will face a shortage of 61,700-94,700 physicians. It’s not entirely surprising — the cost of education has been … Continue reading

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An apple a day is good enough

I mentioned recently that a member of my household is enrolled in a concierge physician practice. It’s not me. Most of my own healthcare treatments follow a specific pattern, which played out again last night at a get-together: During a … Continue reading

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An apple a day … plus $2,000 a year

One of the members of my household recently enrolled in a “concierge service” physician practice – one of those practices where you pay a couple thousand dollars a year to choose one of their doctors as your primary care physician. … Continue reading

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