After he left Sunday’s game with a knee injury, the Bengals thought that left guard Clint Boling was done for the season with a torn ACL. Tests have been done and doctors have been consulted, but the news isn’t any better for Boling. The Bengals announced Tuesday that he’s been placed on injured reserve, ending…
Scientists raised $9 million today to fund clinical trials for a technology that illuminates cancer cells during surgery.
"The major motivation in this opposition is kind of a turf war," says Dale Ann Dorsey, a nurse practitioner (NP) who runs her own women's health clinic in Scottsdale, Arizona. A nurse practitioner is a registered nurse (RN) who has pursued extra...Show More Summary
Longtime Chicago Reader media critic Michael Miner has liver disease and needs a liver transplant. “The doctors have made it clear to us that he will need a Living Donor because his name will never come up on the National Liver Donor list in time,” his wife writes. “All the Donor’s expenses for the operation … Read More
After fulfilling my childhood dream of becoming a doctor and a geneticist, I decided to make a brave change in my academic career and tried to merge my two selves: the doctor and the geek. As there was no profession like that, I created one. This is how I started discovering the steps needed to […]
When my son was born weighing just 675 grams we were met with an incredible amount of bad news. Doctor after doctor sat us down and warned us about the long term effects of being born so small – he may never walk, never talk, have possible brain damage, confined to a wheelchair, not able […]
"If you like your insurance plan, you will keep it." "If you like your doctor, you will be able to keep your doctor. Period." "I...
Dr. Kermit Gosnell could face the death penalty if convicted of killing four babies at his Philadelphia abortion clinic. His fate is now in the hands of a jury. Marlie Hall reports.
When we last left Stephen Hawking, he was expressing his desire that the 13th Doctor would be a lady, but alas, the world is a cruel mistress who won’t twirl his limp penis like a helicopter. He’s now moved on to more scientific pursuits like hoping people will eventually show up to his time travel Read More...
As politicians debate the prospects for successful implementation of the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, physicians are reportedly taking a cautious approach toward making business changes related to the law. Recent industry benchmarking...Show More Summary
I once had a very fancy doctor tell me that supplements did nothing but ensure you had "very expensive urine." Hm. Read more
Maternity leave—or the lack thereof—wasn’t the only reason GracieABD, a Midwestern doctoral student in a STEM field, said no to a tenure-track job offer at a small university, but it was “the straw that broke the camel’s back,” she admits on Tenure, She Wrote: “Academia is shockingly backwards when it comes to maternity leave for instructional staff. Show More Summary
BBC America’s record-setting 50th anniversary special episode of Doctor Who – The Day of the Doctor – comes to home video on December 10th. The Day of the Doctor gave BBC America is largest rating ever and the Monday night theatrical event finished second in overall box office for the evening and topped The Hunger […]
In response to Glitch: Some Obamacare Enrollees Not Really Enrolled: Just when you think ObamaCare couldn't get any worse, news like this comes along. For the love of God, this Administration is actually going to send tens of thousands of people into doctors' offices and emergency rooms next year thinking they have valid coverage when they don't. Show More Summary
After a bumpy roll-out, the Obama administration has announced that the Affordable Care Act’s national website, healthcare.gov, is now working 90 percent of the time. Between the state exchanges and the national site, about 200,000 Americans are now signed up for Obamacare …
Julia Lepetit and Caldwell Tanner have created a funny comic that illustrates the twelve different types of Doctor Who fans, from Classic Who diehards to those passionate about a specific Doctor. Visit Dorkly to read the comic in its entirety, and be sure to mouseover some of the panels. images via Dorkly
I come across many people using the terms social and digital interchangeably. Some doctors are digitally savvy. Yet that does not mean that they are practiced communications experts, or that they have the skills to make the most of today’s digital social tools. I thought this might be a good opportunity to open up this [...]
Ever wonder why cancer care costs so much more in a hospital than in a doctor’s office? A Milliman, Inc., study—Comparing Episode of Cancer Care Costs in Different Settings: An Actuarial Analysis of Patients Receiving Chemotherapy—has an answer. Show More Summary
(The Hill): "GOP strategist: Reagan is dead; move on" (Real Clear Politics): "Parties recruit veterans to run for House in 2014" (Tampa Bay Times): ""Health care sets tone for 2014 midterm elections" (The Hill): "Republican doctors running for Congress amid Obamacare rollout fiasco" (New York Post): "Christie's 'bizarre behaviour" could undermine presidential chances"