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Data overload: Doctors say patients come into office misinformed

The proliferation of online medical information has affected the frequency and nature of patient/physician interactions, oftentimes making the nature of physicians’ jobs more challenging. Those are the findings of a survey released by Merck Manuals. The survey of 240 family physicians, conducted at a recent industry conference, revealed that 82 percent of respondents say patients… Read More »

A gift to Harvard to turn medical discoveries into treatments

A foundation headed by philanthropist and businessman Len Blavatnik has given Harvard Medical School (HMS) its largest gift, $ 200 million, with the overarching aim of transforming new medical discoveries into patient treatments. The gift, from the Blavatnik Family Foundation, was announced at a scientific symposium at the School on Thursday and was hailed for… Read More »