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Access...A Critical Benefit Of Concierge Medicine
Forbes
“One of the reasons we transitioned from a traditional practice to a concierge medical practice was so we could provide our patients 24/7 responsiveness,” says Jeffrey Friedman M.D., Director of Medicine at Community Health Associates and a member of ...



The MIT Tech

Making preventive medicine more accessible
The MIT Tech
That vision brought Misra from Cedar Rapids, Iowa, to Cambridge, Massachusetts, though she admits that “the idea of trying to pursue medicine at an institute of technology seemed a bit incongruous” at first. She turns to her career role model ...



STAT

From dancer, teacher, or astronaut to doctor: When medicine is a second career
STAT
any physicians will tell you their path to medicine began in their youth. But for others, a career as a doctor was a later-in-life decision, a change of plans, a new challenge — for whatever reason, career number two. Indeed, recent years have seen an ...



New York Times

Given Medicine, the Patients Got Better. They Remained in Shackles Anyway.
New York Times
People with severe mental disorders endure abuse around the world, caged, warehoused in institutions, and imprisoned. But those living chained to trees or concrete blocks in parts of Africa are among the most trapped, forgotten people on earth. One way ...



Telegraph.co.uk

Homeopathy: what you need to know about the controversial alternative medicine
Telegraph.co.uk
Prince Charles has been a vocal supporter of homeopathy for decades, making impassioned speeches at the World Health Assembly and British Medical Association. However, Prof Ernst, who has previously labelled Prince Charles a "snake oil salesman", said ...

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Forbes

Medicine Is Moving From Implantables To 'Chipables'
Forbes
The monitoring of the electrocardiogram is an essential tool in clinical care. From feeling a simple pulse to the intricacies of an intracellular action potential, that 'lub dub' is synonymous with the very essence of life. But enough about high ...



New Sports Medicine Chief Catherine Robertson Personalizes Athlete Care at UC San Diego Health
UC San Diego Health
“Dr. Robertson is a fantastic surgeon and colleague. She tailors surgical procedures to best suit her individual patients and their unique bodies, injuries and goals — and her patients love her for it,” said Steven Garfin, MD, chair of the Department ...



Proposed new 'plategate' meeting in Medicine Hat based on distance
CBC.ca
Travel distance is the main concern for the Saskatchewan government in its latest spat with Alberta over licence plates. Saskatchewan recently proposed that the meeting over the licence plate dispute be moved to Medicine Hat because of its geographic ...

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Atlas Obscura

The 19th-Century Sham Medicine That Saw Oracles in Orifices
Atlas Obscura
The Muncie Surf Sanatorium stood three stories high on the northern shores of Muncie Island, a few miles from Fire Island, New York. Run by married doctors Edward and Elizabeth (Libbie) Muncie, it was a grand, hotel-like building with a billowing ...



Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Finding health care in a hurry getting as convenient as going out for coffee
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Getting health care in a hurry is getting to be like grabbing a coffee. The choice seems to be about convenience and creating loyalty to beat the competition. In the past couple of years, UR Medicine and Rochester Regional Health have built or taken ...


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