Here’s Why The Google Fitbit Deal Matters–And What You Should Do

Google is in the process of buying Fitbit for $2.1 billion. Here’s why it matters, and what you should do.

“How are you doing?” A simple question with a big impact.

From October 25 to October 29, 2019, more than 10,000 pediatricians from all over the world gathered in the city of New Orleans, Louisiana, to attend the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) National Conference and Exhibition. As the world’s larg…

Where have all the doctors gone?

As my husband passed the milestone birthday of 40, he thought it would be a good idea to get a physical exam as it had been several years since he saw a physician. Easy task, right? We soon came to find that the landscape of health care had been changi…

A Young Immigrant Has Mental Illness, And That’s Raising His Risk of Being Deported

Behavioral problems, criminal arrests and limited access to health care leave a father worried that his 21-year-old son will be deported to Mexico.

In Blow To Trump’s Medicaid Policies, Democrat Wins In Louisiana

Democrat John Bel Edwards won the race for Louisiana governor, beating back a Republican challenger who wanted to curtail Medicaid health coverage.

Alabama QB Tagovailoa Out For The Season, Here Is His Injury

Reports are that Tua Tagovailoa suffered a hip dislocation with a posterior wall fracture.

Gender Differences In Math Ability Just Don’t Add Up

Is the act of creating yet another barrier around the less represented gender the best way to close the gap?

The medical profession is struggling to preserve humanity in a cut and paste world

Physicians and nurses deal with the deepest issues of the human condition: life and death. Our profession brings new life into the world and does our best to bring comfort and peace at the journey’s end. It is a profound and emotional experience for me…

Don’t forget to manage your patients’ dignity

Just before I induced anesthesia, he said, “Doc, I want to apologize beforehand. I am incontinent due to a previous surgery so I might wet the sheets.” I told him not to worry and that we understood and that “these things do happen.” …

FDA Approves Talicia To Treat Superbug Linked To Stomach Cancer

The FDA approved a new antibiotic to treat superbug linked to stomach cancer and ulcers.

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