LAMPEDUSA, Sicily (AP) — A doctor on a tiny island off Sicily is hoping a 9-month-old Nigerian girl, who lost her mom at sea, will change opinions regarding migrants. Dr. Pietro Bartolo cared for the baby girl, named Favour, last Thursday in the first hours after she and other migrants were rescued from a smugglers’ […]
Buenos Aires (AFP) – Lionel Messi’s condition had improved Saturday after the Barcelona superstar suffered a back injury in Argentina’s 1-0 friendly victory over Honduras, reports citing team medical officials said. Team doctor Daniel...Show More Summary
In what may be one of the most confusing episodes featuring an allegedly doctored video from this already very weird nominating contest, the Bernie Sanders campaign is staunchly denying that the senator entered a rally to an extremely homophobic DMX song in California earlier this week. Show More Summary
Locally famous for waving at each passing vehicle in his Rocky Hill neighborhood, Army veteran Kenny Neely [of Tennessee] has been told by his doctors to get his affairs in order. He has stage 5 lung cancer and is expecting just 4-6 more months of life.... Show More Summary
I chose a career in science because, well, why would I choose anything else? I was primed for it in high school, thinking the options were either doctor or lawyer. I hated my history classes and was pretty decent at biology so I went for doctor. But I spent high school hating physics and... Continue reading
RHOA’s Cynthia Bailey Posts Eye Filler Video On Instagram No shame in her game, we guess. Real Housewife Of Atlanta Cynthia Bailey put her cosmetic eye procedure on Instagram, because we all needed to see it… She likely wanted every...
When does life—and a doctor’s duty—begin and end? Assisted dying is dredging up the big questions of the abortion debate, for better or worse. The post Assisted death is the new pro-choice appeared first on Macleans.ca.
A doctor once took a sample of my blood and came back to me with a long face. He said he was bringing bad news; he was very sorry, but I had cancer. Bad news? I couldn't help laughing. When I looked at him, I saw that he was quite taken aback. Show More Summary
? Researchers have reported the first US case of a Superbug resistant to the strongest antibiotics available. Produced by Lamar Salter Follow BI Video On Twitter Join the conversation about this story »
Women in California who don’t want to wait to get birth control prescriptions from their doctors can now purchase their pills, patches, rings and shots directly from pharmacists. The new program, which began earlier this month, has been widely hailed as a victory for women’s reproductive rights...
Something changed as doctors became providers of consumer services.
"One Washington state dentist turned the tables on a patient who blamed him for the loss of a molar: 'Due to your clenching and grinding habit, this is not the first molar tooth you have lost due to a fractured root,' he wrote. 'This...Show More Summary
To the editor: Emergency-room physician Eric Snoey’s essay on withholding intense, life-saving treatment from a frail 90-year-old patient — instead obeying her advance directive and relieving her pain as she slipped away — reminds me of my mother and my wife. ("'The patient is Code 3 critical....
Author’s note: I’m currently rehabbing from rotator cuff surgery (forty years of ultimate frisbee will, in fact, take its toll) and my time at the keyboard is constrained by my doctor’s – and my shoulder’s – orders. We could pause to dwell on the remarkable fact that the word “constrain” means both to require and […]
Johnny Depp was playing ear doctor over in Portugal as his estranged wife was in court getting a restraining order against him. Johnny and his band, the Hollywood Vampires, are in Lisbon to headline the Rock in Rio festival... and a few hours…
A group of 150 doctors and scientists sign a letter urging the World Health Organization to call for moving or postponing the summer Olympics due to the threat of the virus.
“It made me appreciate how wonderful it has been to be able to save all those lives,” the 96-year-old doctor told the Cincinnati Enquirer.
Doctors who perform abortions in Oklahoma won't be guilty of a felony after the state Senate didn't try to override Republican Gov. Mary Fallin's veto of a bill to make it a felony crime. Continue reading ? The post Oklahoma lawmakers fail to make doctor-performed abortions a felony appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
ProPublica’s Charles Ornstein wrote about online patient reviews today: “Doctors fire back at bad Yelp reviews — and reveal patients’ information online.” I thought it would be a good idea to share how clinicians can handle criticism online. Click on the Facebook Live video above for a replay. Your patients are rating you online: How to […]
A new Superbug has hit the U.S. officially, according to the CDC. It is a rare e-coli strain that is resistant to antibiotics, including Colistin, which doctors use as a last resort when nothing else works. Recently, a Pennsylvania woman visited a clinic and the superbug was detected in her urine by the Walter Reed... Show More Summary