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Rural Rx

Edwin Leap, MD, examines medicine outside the cities and suburbs

Rural Rx
'Status Credentialus': The Case Against the Misery That Is Medical Credentialing

This endless inefficiency is going to have a price sooner than anyone thinks

March 19, 2024
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They Rarely Ask for Pain Pills Now

Reflections on medical policy, DEA permits, and the fentanyl crisis

March 5, 2024
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A Reminder of the Value of Hospice

What it is, what it isn't

January 25, 2024
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Lovely Winter, the Killer

It's miserable for the weak, the sick, and the poor

January 19, 2024
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The ED Remains Colored by Despair

We must hold on to our few sources of hope

January 1, 2024
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I Love Being the 'ER Dad'

And I'm thankful for all the things my "kids" do

November 24, 2023
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Humans Stacked Up Like So Much Cordwood

The growing need for nursing homes and psychiatric hospitals

September 29, 2023
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Face to Face With Fentanyl

A Narcan kind of weekend

June 16, 2023
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Dear Colleagues: You Don't Hate People

You're just stretched really thin

June 1, 2023
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Removing the COVID Blindfold

A few lessons learned as we move beyond the public health emergency

May 10, 2023
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Who Was That Dead Guy?

What a strange world medicine is

March 1, 2023
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A Month Off? What Was I Thinking?

Exhaustion, anger, and burnout in medicine aren't surprising

January 23, 2023
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A PSA From an Exhausted Emergency Physician

Avoid sending us your patients until the dust settles

November 15, 2022
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