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January 01, 1990 - December 28, 2012 + Second Opinion
Is it true that immigrants come here to use our healthcare system and offer little in return?
Sometimes an old fashioned hug can be more therapeutic than a pill or procedure...
Often doctors do not consider the costs of the tests, drugs or procedures they recommend to patients . A doctor-patient dialogue about all effective treatment...
For many years I have been teaching medical students that one of the things we need to change in medicine is for doctors to admit...
Do doctors need to conform to the traditional appearance of physicians or can they express their personal tastes with nose studs, tattoos and the like?
Often, in our attempt to provide special care for a VIP in a hospital we end up providing substandard care...
What rights do people dying in prison have?
Why are advertisements marketing B genetic tests for breast cancer to all women?
Why is it if we have a scanner that can detect very small lung cancers it doesn't save lives?
What happens when a patient needs a treatment and there is no record of their preferences?
Should we pay someone to take their medicines if they're not willing to do so on their own?...
Why can't we develop a fair, honest and unbiased way to conduct research on the effectiveness and safety of medications?
Even after a person dies their records are confidential...
For people with memory problems driving can be unsafe but what is the doctor's duty to the patient or to society?