It’s no secret that Valerie Harper has been battling with brain cancer for over a year. What wasn’t known was just how brave she has been since being told by doctors that she wouldn’t survive for very long. In an interview with TODAY, Harper shared a few details about her situation, remaining positive and upbeat
Many of us Medgadget editors are physicians or medical students, so we are all-too-familiar with the problems of burnout. Reports that nearly half of our doctors would not go into medicine if they could do it all over again have been widely covered by the media. Show More Summary
Hospital medicine has rapidly become one of the largest specialties in the United States. As the number of practicing hospital medicine doctors soars above the 30,000 mark and health care reform takes hold, the specialty finds itself at the forefront of American medicine. And for good reason. It is a young, dynamic, varied and flexible [...]
Doctor: “Phil, you have pneumonia.” Phil: “Oh noes. What shall I do?” Doctor: “Just take these red pills, here.” Phil: “Great! I feel better already! When can I go back to work?” Doctor: “I think in about 2 weeks. Or maybe 2 months. And actually, don’t take those red pills — these blue ones are [...]
Valerie Harper has some good news to share! "I'm absolutely cancer-free!" she told Closer Weekly magazine just over a year after being diagnosed with terminal brain cancer. "My last scans have been positive, and my doctors are very happy," she continued.
Getting a cast for a broken bone is no fun -- unless you happen to be as lucky as this little girl and there's a doctor on hand who's also a pretty awesome rapper. Watch the video above in which the doctor raps a totally comprehensive lesson on how to take care of a cast. Show More Summary
Jenni (JWoww) Farley experienced every mom-to-be's worst nightmare - getting a call from her doctor saying there might be something wrong with her pregnancy.
Doctors at the University of Edinburgh have just received the go-ahead to use lab-grown blood in transfusions for three patients with blood disorders starting in 2016. If successful, artificial lab-made blood could be replacing donor blood in transfusions as soon as 2035. Show More Summary
The new Season/Series premieres later this year. Read the full article on AICN Here’a a look at the filming of what is apparently the third episode of DOCTOR WHO Season/Series 8. This episode is purportedly titled “The Robots of Sherwood” and, indeed, the images and video herein would seem to suggest that title might not be too far off. Show More Summary
It's been over a year since Valerie Harper revealed her battle with terminal brain cancer, and it's been a year since the date doctors told her that her battle would likely end. But right now, the actress is too busy living to focus on dying."I was supposed to be gone before last Easter," Harper explained during a Wednesday visit to TODAY. Show More Summary
When high school senior Noah VanVooren was born with Down Syndrome 18 years ago, doctors told his parents he would never be able to "walk, talk, or do anything," his dad says. Well, Noah just found out he'll be going to college in the fall. Read more...
In the latest episode of Archer, Doctor Krieger entered a launch code in HEX format on a console: 55 55 44 44 4C 52 4C 52 42 41. If you translate the HEX value into text, you get this result: UUDDLRLRBA. Yep, that’s right, it’s the Konami Code: Up Up Down Down Left Right Left […]
Wouldn't it be awesome if your doctor rapped his health suggestions instead of just saying them? Well, this staff sergeant and orthopedic specialist from a military hospital did just that, putting a huge smile on one little girl's face when he told her how to take care of her cast by rapping his advice. Show More Summary
Writers Nick Abadzis & Robbie Morrison discuss launching "Doctor Who: The Tenth Doctor" for Titan and the Doctor's new American companion.
Arkansas gynecologist facing five felony voyeurism charges APRIL 16--An Arkansas gynecologist is facing video voyeurism charges after he allegedly used his cell phone to take nude photos of patients during office exams. Voyeur Gynecologist read more
After a young girl from an Army family broke her foot, she went to see the base's resident Staff Sergeant/Orthopedic Specialist/M.C., who outfitted her with a cast and dropped some rhyming instructions about how to maintain it. Read more...
It’s no secret that companies doctor up their photos before launching an ad campaign, but the un-Photoshopped pics from Lady Gaga's Versace shoot are a bit surprising. While the finished products all show the “Just Dance” diva with a...Show More Summary
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