Tafari Mbadiwe

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The Unintended Consequences of Cigarette Taxation

The Unintended Consequences of Cigarette Taxation

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Although cigarette taxes were supposedly implemented to encourage smokers to quit, they can have a disproportionate effect on people of low-income status.

Bully for Us: Confronting Medicine's Bullying Problem

Bully for Us: Confronting Medicine's Bullying Problem

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The culture of bullying — widespread across the medical field — has been linked to poorer patient outcomes. So why can't physicians stop bullying in its tracks?

Physician Suicides: A Public Health Crisis

Physician Suicides: A Public Health Crisis

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Every year, suicide takes the lives of close to 400 physicians, and takes medical care from as many as 1 million patients.

Practicing Defensive Medicine to Avoid Litigation: How Far Should We Go?

Practicing Defensive Medicine to Avoid Litigation: How Far Should We Go?

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Evaluating the pros and cons of defensive medicine, the practice of recommending tests or treatments for the purpose of avoiding or mitigating litigation.

Solving Medical Problems Using Conscious and Unconscious Thinking

Solving Medical Problems Using Conscious and Unconscious Thinking

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Evaluating the difference between unconscious and conscious problem solving in medicine.

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