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Baltimore Ranked 12th Healthiest City in America


Courtesy Citybizlist – Boston has been rated the ‘healthiest’ city in the country. Along with excellent health insurance coverage and the highest rate of physicians per residents, residents of the city also have access to a number of federally-funded health programs, Business Insider said.  Baltimore was ranked twelfth healthiest.

Docs Not Feeling Compensation Love


According to U.S. Bureau of Labor statistics, doctors were among the highest paid professions last year.

But Business Insider reports that, according to a a recent compensation report by Medscape, only 11 percent of doctors consider themselves “rich.”

medscape doctor compensation rich

More than half believe that they are not being fairly compensated for their work, and almost half feel that  after expenses, insurance and debts, they feel strapped.

See doctor compensation for 2011 from the Medscape report, below.

medscape doctor compensation up down 2011