I truly enjoy the practice of medicine. The challenge, the complexity, and the constant evolution, combined with the opportunity to continually, positively, and substantially affect people’s lives should lead to an exciting career. However, the economics of medicine as a business have sapped much of this enjoyment for everyone involved. Continue reading... Your patients [...]
The tests came fast and furious. The diagnosis didn’t. One doctor was certain it was psychosomatic. My twin younger brothers had been born a few months earlier, and I, seeking attention, was refusing to walk. My mother kept looking. Another doctor couldn’t figure it out but gave a piece of advice. “You have other children, [...]
TAHIRPUR, India (AP) — At first, Ashok Yadav ignored the patches of pink skin on his arm. But when pale sores erupted on his body and he lost sensation in his fingertips, a doctor issued the devastating diagnosis: Yadav had leprosy.
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Barack Obama picked far left 36 year-old organizer Vivek Murthy as the next Surgeon General. –Not for his medical expertise but for his activism. Another radical activist is rewarded for his organizing skills. Vivek was the co-founder and president of … Continue reading ?
ESPN's Chris Mortensen is reporting that New York Giants wide receiver Hakeem Nicks has circulated documents to all NFL teams that include doctors' assurances that " past foot and knee injuries should not inhibit the wide receiver'sShow More Summary
Formula 1 racing champion Michael Schumacher remains in stable condition and is in the “wake-up phase” of the medically induced coma he was placed under following the skiing accident he suffered while on vacation nearly 10-weeks ago, his spokeswoman said on Friday. Show More Summary
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This month's "Doctor Who Magazine" has confirmed that Steve Thompson will be contributing to the latest series of "Doctor Who." Thompson has written for the last...
Available on DVD and VOD April 22nd! NEW YORK, NY - March 7, 2014 - Wild Eye Releasing is excited to announce that Cary Hill's Scream Park will be available nationwide on DVD and VOD April 22nd. Hailed by Doctor Carnage Reviews as "creepy"...Show More Summary
By Charles Ornstein, ProPublica Two new reports from the CDC show the dangers of overprescribing narcotics and antibiotics. Is there a way for doctors and consumers to make better decisions?
This week marked three months since 30-year-old Michigan doctor Teleka Patrick vanished without a trace after work one day.
No child dreams of growing up to become a pharmacist. They are never romantic leads or action heroes in films. As far as a search of my bookshelves and the web can tell, they are not the heroes and heroines of novels either. Doctors, detectives and spies are everywhere, while the ignored pharmacist is nowhere […]
"Where do we get this idea that a background in medicine is particularly apt for lawmakers?" I asked on this blog 2 weeks ago. What is going on with this promotion of doctors in the American political scene? There's something odd and excessive about our respect for them. Show More Summary
People don't care about privacy as much as they care about being surprised. Most people have used credit cards for decades—giving the credit card company tons of intimate data about their habits. We go to doctors and therapists and tell...
A letter written on papyrus 1800 years ago by an Egyptian soldier serving in the Roman army has just been fully deciphered by Rice University doctoral candidate Grant Adamson. The papyrus is one of more than 30,000 discovered in the Egyptian city of Tebtunis 90 miles southwest of Cairo during an 1899-1900 archaeological expedition led [...]
A heightened political awareness, and a healthy self-regard that they could do a better job, are drawing a surprisingly large number of doctors to the power of elective office.
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In tonight's episode, the case from last week's season premiere is solved (sort of) and Will gets an unlikely new supporter.
The end of Matt Smith's run on "Doctor Who" was plenty emotional, but luckily he and co-star Jenna-Louise Coleman were able to keep smiles on their faces in those final days.