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Doctor’s Rx for happiness: Don’t become a doctor

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Nine out of 10 doctors would discourage others from pursuing a career in medicine, according to a survey cited by Dr. Daniela Drake in an essay published in She cites the business pressures most primary-care medical practices face when cramming in up to 24 patients per day (the average visit lasts 12 minutes), plus the paperwork burden of filling out insurance forms.

“Being a doctor has become a miserable and humiliating undertaking,” Drake writes.

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