Low wages and high demand mean home and nursing assistants are in short supply.
A real relationship makes a difference as the end nears.
So there I was — in deep denial. Maybe you’ve been there: Ignoring the symptoms. Hoping and praying that it would just “go away.” A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. And as a doctor, I like to think I can Google with the best of them. So when I had a persistent scary symptom […]
There is an interesting article from ProPublica called “When Evidence Says No, but Doctors say Yes” making the rounds. It’s about the number of doctors who disbelieve, don’t know or don’t care about medical evidence to the detriment of patients. I do not find any fault with the article. I rail against this daily. I […]
A major difference between Japan and the U.S. doesn’t bode well for the U.S.
4.9 million — yes, million — people are diagnosed with skin cancer every year in the United States. It costs an estimated $8.1 billion —with a “B — to treat those skin cancers, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Do I have your attention? I hope so. The problem is we don’t have […]
Another incident on a plane: angry confrontation on American Airlines flight.
Vivek H. Murthy was a holdover from the Obama administration. Rear Adm. Sylvia Trent-Adams will fill in until a permanent replacement is chosen.