(Reuters Health) - Latino patients with limited English skills may be less likely to take prescribed diabetes medications than other diabetics in the U.S. even when they see Spanish-speaking doctors, a recent study suggests.
We wanted a second opinion about Spicer's gum consumption habit (he said he chews and swallows more than two packs a day), so we talked to a doctor about it.
A prominent former New York City emergency room doctor has been sentenced to two years in prison after pleading guilty to sexually abusing four women who had been his patients. David Newman, of... To view the full story, click the title link.
Nearly one in eight Americans who think that they have normal blood pressure may have a type of high blood pressure that doesn't show up at the doctor's office, a new study finds.
When thinking about the inner workings of Marvel Studios, it's easy to imagine a small cabal of creative executives and filmmakers all sharing secrets and quietly building every future step of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. That really isn't the case, however.
This is it, people: We’ve reached peak Goop-dom. Gwyneth Paltrow is trying to sell you an egg to insert in your vagina even as doctors warn women not to try it. Paltrow’s infamous lifestyle site recently interviewed “beauty guru/healer”...Show More Summary
Former President George H.W. Bush was being transferred out of intensive care Monday, and his wife, Barbara, was being discharged from the same hospital, according to their doctors. The former president was transferred to the ICU at Houston Methodist Hospital.on Wednesday to "address an acute respirator...
Every week, Mallory Ortberg answers additional questions from readers, just for Slate Plus members. Q. Maybe baby shower? A good friend has had a string of terrible and life-threatening miscarriages and is now pregnant again. The problem is that it is uncertain if the baby will make it to full term, due to some unfortunate complications. Show More Summary
“Afternoon,” the doctor says. “What brings you here today?” A cough? A cold? A belly ache? Some feelings of dismay? Well, tell me just what ails you, and I’ll try to do my best, To sort through all your problems and put your fears to rest. But give me just a moment — my computer […]
Given how often they depict dystopian worlds and fascist regimes, sci-fi and fantasy conveniently offer a plethora of inspirational quotes for dealing with the next four years of the Trump administration. For instance, there’s this exchange from Lord Of The Rings: Frodo: I wish the Ring had never come to me. Show More Summary
THIS SOUNDS VERY 21ST CENTURY: “Neural Tourniquet” Zaps a Nerve to Stop Bleeding. “With the neural tourniquet, there’s no rope and no physical compression of the blood vessel. Instead, doctors press a handheld device against the skin (Czura won’t say exactly where, citing proprietary details) to stimulate the vagus nerve, which transmits information between the […]
Forward is a startup looking to redefine how people interact with their healthcare providers
The ex-doctor who copped to sexually abusing four female patients will spend two years behind bars and three under supervised release.
'I Said No Doctors!' is "a compilation of the most groundbreaking artists of current and past decades who have redefined sound by creating and destroying musical instruments to fit a specific sonic character and method of music-making" assembled by Dymaxion Groove label head Tom Tolleson. Continue reading…
Opening so soon in Cambridge Opening imminently in Cambridge, A4cade (292 Massachusetts Ave.) will feel like a real-life game of Pac-Man, with white and yellow “clouds” suspended above the bar and arcade. (Missed the earlier detailsShow More Summary
For those getting long-term birth control before Obamacare is potentially scrapped, the question remains if they'll be able to have it removed in the future.
Benedict Cumberbatch generated his fair share of sparks as the titular medic-turned-mystical-arts-master in 2016 smash Doctor Strange. Now, he’s channeling electricity of a different sort. The Oscar nominee is playing Thomas Edison in The Weinstein Co’s The Current War which is currently filming. Show More Summary
A Russian district doctor must deliver the anti-zombie vaccine to a rural town, or it's inhabitants will suffer. A short ride and simple mission become an existential nightmare as The Blizzard blocks his path. (more…)
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"He's a really strong person," George H.W. Bush's doctors said at a press conference at Houston Methodist Hospital on Monday. "He's not your...