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DeafTalent Everywhere! Part I

Lydia L. Callis | Posted 01.05.2017 | Impact
Lydia L. Callis

Talented Deaf individuals in fields across the board are working to defy social expectations, remove barriers, and prove that there are NO limits to what people who are deaf can do.

Remembering a Great Friend of Justice and What the Medical Complex Should Learn From Her

Jamie Court | Posted 12.30.2016 | Politics
Jamie Court

Kathy Olsen was a relentless advocate for greater patient safety and protections from the medical insurance complex following a family tragedy. Her struggles changed the rights we all possess in America if an HMO or health insurance company tries to deny us treatment or care. We owe her a great debt.

Jonathan Cohn

Rand Paul's Political Views Make Perfect Sense When You Look At His Medical Background

HuffingtonPost.com | Jonathan Cohn | Posted 04.08.2015 | Politics

The doctor is in. The senator is out. Rand Paul, the ophthalmologist and Republican senator from Kentucky, officially launched his presidential ca...

Nurse Jackie Is at Its Most Dramatic This Season

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 06.12.2014 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

Edie Falco and Merritt Weaver continue to head a cast that brings every nuance of their characters' personalities to the fore. This is certainly a season of change and with change comes complications.

A Landmark Week for Health Reform -- But Let's Remember Health Care's Larger Purpose

Dora Calott Wang, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dora Calott Wang, M.D.

Medicine has always been grounded in humanitarian ideals, as reflected in codes of ethics. The humanitarian roots of American medicine are evident in our many hospitals named for saints.

Doctor-Writers: What Are the Ethics?

Danielle Ofri, MD, PhD | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Danielle Ofri, MD, PhD

There is a veritable epidemic of doctor-writers out there. What is going on? Are doctors suddenly in the kiss-and-tell mode? What about confidentiality? Professionalism? HIPAA?