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January 01, 1990 - June 13, 2012 + Second Opinion
When is a disease not really a disease?
Even after the doctor tells us that everything is all right , we still continue to worry and wonder.
The pharmacuetical executives who plead guilty this week to illegally pushing prescription narcotics on unsuspecting doctors may have done far more harm than just killing people.
When we loose a colleague it causes us to rethink our own life and our relationships.
Dealing with Alzheimer? Disease is complex, but nothing is worse than deciding on issues such as the placement of feeding tubes.
Why is it that the news media and the public always need to blame the victim for their illness?
The Republic of Georgia, a country from the former Soviet Union, is in the midst of major health-care reform. There are important lessons that can...
Patients should be told the magnitude of benefit about drugs to treat diseases so they can make personal informed decisions...
Many people are at high risk for genetic diseases but fear the discrimination that would result from being tested for the condition. New legislation aims to protect the...
Companies promote banking of umbilical cord blood as life-saving and the ultimate gift to a your new born but the data suggests otherwise. Further, doctors...
A surgeon invites a patient to pray with him prior to beginning surgery. Have those who suggest doctors bring religion to their practice of medicine...
Why do emergency rooms seem so overcrowded? Is there a way to unload busy ERs?
It is easy for us doctors to point fingers and tell overweight people to lose weight. But this approach isn't working and it's time for...
Caring for people with dementia is complicated and the traditional medical system can offer little in the way of support. In one study case managers, a relatively...
While technology can offer significant advancements in health, it is not always needed and often only serves to drive up health care costs.