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Medical Tourism - A Growing Retail Heath Strategy

Jane Sarasohn-Kahn | Posted 09.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Jane Sarasohn-Kahn

The Cleveland Clinic just announced plans to develop a hospital near Buckingham Palace in London. Cruise ship spas are now staffed by medical doctors ...

Medicaid Industry Who's Who Series

SreyRam Kuy, MD | Posted 09.21.2016 | Healthy Living
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SreyRam Kuy, MD

Medicaid Industry Who's Who Series Dr. SreyRam Kuy was recently interviewed by Brandi Emerson and Clay Farris at Mostly Medicaid. This interview was...

Together In The Conquest Of Cancer

Gregory Roloff | Posted 09.20.2016 | Healthy Living
Gregory Roloff

Thanks to years of dedicated work, we now have the ability to gaze into the depths of cancer like never before. However, these investigations have untangled the true diversity of cancer at the genetic level.

Using Machine Learning To Make Drug Discovery Better

Adi Gaskell | Posted 09.19.2016 | Technology
Adi Gaskell

New drugs typically take 12-14 years to make it to market, with a 2014 report finding that the average cost of getting a new drug to market had ballooned to a whopping $2.6 billion.

Foot Drop

Nabil Ebraheim, MD | Posted 09.17.2016 | Healthy Living
Nabil Ebraheim, MD

What is foot drop? Foot drop is the inability to raise the front part of the foot due to weakness or paralysis of the tibialis anterior muscle that li...

The Blue Mind Rx: Water Is Medicine

Wallace J Nichols | Posted 09.16.2016 | Healthy Living
Wallace J Nichols

This statement, endorsed by a growing list of doctors, neuroscientists, psychologists, researchers, and leading thinkers on the human - water connecti...

Is The Shocking News of the Sugar Industry's Influence Over Harvard Researchers Really Shocking?

David Michael Conner | Posted 09.14.2016 | Healthy Living
David Michael Conner

Rather than following headlines and trends, we should all do what Grandma recommended--everything in moderation. Especially consumption of new studies. But not sugar. Sugar, we now know according to the new JAMA paper, is bad news.

I Carry the Weight of Other People's Sick Children

Galina Nemirovsky | Posted 09.15.2016 | Parents
Galina Nemirovsky

The IV bag hangs from a plastic seahorse suspended on a steel pole. A life-saving poison slowly drips through the plastic tube into the thin, fragile ...

Which Presidential Candidates Do You Think Just Answered "20 Questions on Science"?

Matthew Chapman | Posted 09.14.2016 | Politics
Matthew Chapman

Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, and Jill Stein all answered promptly and in some detail, Gary Johnson, the Libertarian, did not.

CODE BLACK: Making Time For Play In Electronic Health Records

Shaan Patel | Posted 09.09.2016 | Technology
Shaan Patel

By Barbara Lam -- a third year medical student at the Keck School of Medicine of USC The new third year medical class at USC had an Electronic Heal...

Life With A Traumatic Brain Injury -- Acknowledging The Truth And Moving On

Peter Brown Hoffmeister | Posted 09.07.2016 | Healthy Living
Peter Brown Hoffmeister

I have a brain injury, but... I have a brain injury. There. I've said it. Publicly. It's so much easier to not say it, to not admit it, to not tal...

Life after Death: Portrait of Three Sisters on a Mission

Patrick Beretta | Posted 09.06.2016 | Religion
Patrick Beretta

Last November, I wrote for the Huffington Post a tribute to Dr. Sorini: "The Luminosity of Dusk: Portrait of a Healer in Illness." It was an attempt t...

Critical But Overlooked: ICU Patients' Gut Bacteria

ResearchGate | Posted 09.06.2016 | Science
ResearchGate

Paul Wischmeyer Our bodies are full of bacteria, and when we get sick, those microbial populations change. Hospitals monitor patients' bloodwork and v...

CODE BLACK: The Most Valuable Lesson In Medical School

Shaan Patel | Posted 08.25.2016 | Los Angeles
Shaan Patel

As I begin my last year of medical school and reflect on my journey thus far, I have found that the most valuable experience has been third year clinical rotations at the LAC+USC Medical Center, where I rotated through all of the core services of medicine in the hopes of selecting a specialty that was the right fit for me.

How T Save Money On Prescription Medication

Stephanie R. Caudle | Posted 08.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Stephanie R. Caudle

Prescription drug users are at an all-time high. It was reported in 2015 that 70% of Americans were taking prescription medications for a plethora of ...

Foreign students in love with Gdansk

Pawel Adamowicz | Posted 08.22.2016 | World
Pawel Adamowicz

You can meet them on the streets of the city more and more frequently. Young people talking in Swedish, English, and other foreign languages. It is ea...

The Next Prescription -- Primal Stress

Paul Spector, M.D. | Posted 08.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Paul Spector, M.D.

The moral of this story lies in the perverse idea that the masters of disease have the prescription for health. Doctors have no real conception of health beyond the absence of illness. No one would go to an auto body shop for advice on how to keep a car in good running condition.

This New Cold Medicine Comes In Coffee Pod Form

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 08.18.2016 | Healthy Living

We all know that a hot drink can help ease some sickness symptoms. Now that hot drink is more convenient than ever, and it comes with actual cold medi...

A Suffering Of The Soul

Paul Dunion, Ed.D., LPC | Posted 08.15.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Paul Dunion, Ed.D., LPC

Similar to most descriptions of human potential such as intelligence, productivity, academic potential and financial success, we place psychological w...

In Response To 'Useless' Surgeries

Jonathan D. Gelber, MD, MS | Posted 08.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Jonathan D. Gelber, MD, MS

I agree that ineffective surgeries should not be performed. Unfortunately, people tend to have a reductionist mentality and want to see things as good or bad. Research data can tell us that, but all too often the data tells us something in between.

A Day In The Operating Room -- Time Warps For A Cardiac Bypass Patient

Talal Almas | Posted 08.09.2016 | Science
Talal Almas

For me, medicine is a double-edged word; while it hurls such obscure images of cold-bloodedness towards my face, it also motivates me to grow, to observe, and to learn so that I may be able to positively contribute--even if to an infinitesimal extent--toward overcoming this wrongdoing someway, somehow, someday.

I'm A Dentist. We Have To Talk About Flossing.

Andrew Swiatowicz | Posted 08.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Andrew Swiatowicz

Let's be clear about one thing. No study, and certainly no dentist, would ever claim or even imply that flossing is harmful. You would be hard-pressed to find a study that concludes a person's health is improved by eliminating flossing from her oral health routine.

Jill Stein: The Liberal Pseudo-Scientific Demagogue

Anhvinh Doanvo | Posted 08.03.2016 | Politics
Anhvinh Doanvo

Despite her medical education, Stein has chosen to go down the mendacious road of identity politics.

Cancer Miracle at UCLA as Pope Francis Inspires Greater Love of Mary

Noel Irwin Hentschel | Posted 07.31.2016 | Healthy Living
Noel Irwin Hentschel

It has been exactly three years since my cancer miracle took place during the 2013 "Year of Faith" when Pope Francis began his papacy honoring Holy Mo...

Cure Police Violence As If It Were A Disease

Marc Gopin | Posted 07.18.2016 | Impact
Marc Gopin

There are many advantages to thinking about police violence against unarmed citizens as a disease in need of a cure. There are excellent results emerg...