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A study led by Christopher Morrison, PhD, shows that on the days they hosted President Trump's campaign rallies, cities saw an average of 12% more assaults. Dr. Morrison is a postdoctoral fellow of the Department of Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Informatics.
Just 10 opioid pills, or a three-day supply, is the recommended prescription for acute pain. Making that the electronic-medical-records system default effectively "nudges" physicians toward this approach that leaves little room for misuse or abuse, found a new study led by M. Kit Delgado, MD, MS.
In this moving commentary, M. Kit Delgado, MD, MS, writes from direct experience about the unacceptable number of U.S. fatalities that result from drunk driving. Dr. Delgado, an emergency physician-investigator, and colleague Douglas Wiebe, PhD, contributed to a new report by a committee of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.