Top stories in health and medicine, November 15, 2012

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1. Physician Suicide Linked to Work Stress. Suicide among physicians appears to follow a different profile than in the general population, with a greater role played by job stress and mental health problems.

2. Black Women Still Fare Poorly with Breast Cancer. Breast cancer continued to exact a heavier toll on black women than on whites.

3. Repeat Lyme Is Reinfection, Not Relapse. All patients successfully treated for Lyme disease with antibiotics who then had another episode of erythema migrans had a reinfection rather than a relapse.

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