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How Surgeons Make It Through Those 12-Hour Procedures

Quora | Posted 07.25.2016 | Healthy Living
Quora

If the surgery is long but "routine" (and many of mine are), we tend to not even notice the time flying by. If the procedure is not common, we tend to flip and things get really quiet, so much so that everyone comments about it.

The Heart Of A Surgeon

SreyRam Kuy, MD | Posted 06.21.2016 | GPS for the Soul
SreyRam Kuy, MD

The Heart of a Surgeon Dr. SreyRam Kuy was recently interview by Sally Croom, Louisiana State University Health Shreveport. This interview was or...

My Process of Healing

Kevin R. Stone, M.D. | Posted 04.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Kevin R. Stone, M.D.

Injury, surgery and recovery are each a journey. You bring to them your attitude and your physiology, and you work with what you have. I have always learned the most from my patients who push the limits, and today I am better educated: as both a physician and recovering patient.

Bones Are a Girl's Best Friend: Why The Playing Field Should Be Evened Out For Women in Orthopedic Surgery

20 Beautiful Women | Posted 03.04.2016 | Women
20 Beautiful Women

Growing up, I wasn't the stereotypically "girly-girl" in ballerinas, playing with Barbies and putting on nail polish. No, I was the girl strutting air Nike's, the "tomboy", playing on the monkey bars, competing with the boys in flag football, baseball, and street basketball tournaments.

The Real Reason It Takes So Long To Become A Doctor

Quora | Posted 10.05.2015 | Education
Quora

Before 1910, there weren't really any standards for medical education in the US. Someone could go to school, get a degree, hang a shingle somewhere and call themselves whatever they liked.

Boy Scouts of America Deserves Condemnation -- Not Praise

Peter McGraith | Posted 07.17.2016 | Queer Voices
Peter McGraith

Robert Gates is not to blame that the ban on homosexual adult leaders was not addressed years sooner, but he must answer for the current plan that seeks to devolve anti-LGBT discrimination to all of those faith-based chartered organizations that might prefer to exclude LGBT parents. This is wrong and divisive.

My Very Own Miracle

Tricia McCallum | Posted 06.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Tricia McCallum

Threading needles is out, as is focusing my beloved 35 mm Nikon. But I've embraced the digital world of photography. I can't bowl or play tennis to save my life and you wouldn't want me pitching for your ball team. The fact is I couldn't do any of that before anyway.

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...

Ebola Epidemic Takes a Toll on Sierra Leone's Surgeons

Seema Yasmin | Posted 04.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Seema Yasmin

Even as health officials cautiously declare a decline in the rate of Ebola infections, the epidemic has exacted a new assault against health care workers in the region.

How Saving a Child's Heart Is Crossing Boundaries In the Middle East

Jessica Katz | Posted 04.05.2015 | Impact
Jessica Katz

"I love you too" I told her, as I hugged her back. We both meant those words, even though we didn't know each other's names. She had a large scar that ran across her chest, poking out from her blue tribal print dress.

Why Surgeons Listen To Music In The Operating Room -- And How It Could Help You

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 12.12.2014 | Healthy Living

When you're going into surgery, the type of music that your doctors will be listening to is probably the last thing on your mind. But your surgeon's p...

Why Surgeons Listen To Music In The Operating Room -- And How It Could Help You

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 12.11.2014 | Healthy Living

When you're going into surgery, the type of music that your doctors will be listening to is probably the last thing on your mind. But your surgeon's p...

This Interactive Chart Will Help You Find The Perfect Job

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 06.25.2014 | Business

Though the job of a fashion designer may seem glamorous, those in the industry rate their work as meaningless as fast food cooks do, according to a ne...

The Magic of Madras, The Charm of Chennai

Pranay Gupte | Posted 04.27.2014 | Travel
Pranay Gupte

Meeting Dr. Nirvikalpa Natarajan unexpectedly pretty much sums up my view of Chennai. Chennai is a city of surprises. It is not a city that boasts. It has a charm of its own, and a kind of special warmth that a stranger senses at once.

Therapeutic Cooking, Nutrition and the Operating Room

Franco Lania | Posted 02.10.2014 | Taste
Franco Lania

Cooking is an act of love and giving. Those who truly possess these qualities are the ones who cook exceptionally well and enjoy their cooking careers...

These Are the 10 Most Psychopathic Jobs in America

Michael Shammas | Posted 02.06.2014 | Weird News
Michael Shammas

As an aspiring lawyer, I suspected it all along, but now my suspicions have been (unfortunately) confirmed: We're all crazy. A ranking compiled by O...

Two Major Breakthroughs in New Surgeon Rating Study

Leah Binder | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Leah Binder

For employers and policymakers frustrated by America's embarrassingly poor performance in nearly every known indicator of health care quality, this study offers two breakthrough glimmers of hope.

Why This Doctor Is Inspired By World War II

Anthony A. Goodman | Posted 01.12.2013 | Fifty
Anthony A. Goodman

One of the unique things about surgical practice during World War II was that this was a major turning point for advances that were destined to save thousands of our wounded both back then and for years to come.

Secrets Your Surgeon Won't Tell You

Posted 10.04.2012 | Healthy Living

When a medical procedure is absolutely necessary, of course you're going to do everything in your power to make sure the best possible surgeon is the ...

Orthopedic Surgery: Women on the Rise in a Male-Dominated Field

Dr. Mary I. O'Connor | Posted 10.03.2012 | Women
Dr. Mary I. O'Connor

As the population continues to age, the need for orthopedic surgeons will increase. In order to continue to attract the best and the brightest, orthopedics needs to attract women students.

What To Study: The Highest Paying Careers (Slideshow)

Posted 07.06.2012 | College

If you want to a six-figure salary, then study medicine, engineering or business management. That's the short takeaway from a list of the 15 highes...

Ask Me About My Gall Bladder

Meredith Lopez | Posted 05.30.2011 | Home
Meredith Lopez

I have to say, spending nearly a week in the hospital and having surgery was way more fun than any stupid plans I may have had, like St. Patrick's Day parties and Purim carnivals.

Living the Dream, 3 Reconstructive Surgeries Later

Lauren Cahn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Lauren Cahn

Is there a woman alive who hasn't fantasized about taking some of "this stuff down here" and "moving it up there"? Let me just say, I'm living the dr...

Surgeons At Italy's 'Clinic Of Horrors' Jailed For Unnecessary Operations

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

In a case that seems lifted from a Wes Craven movie script, eight Italian doctors have been slapped with jail time for carrying out 83 unnecessary ope...

The Highest-Paying Jobs In America 2010 (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Now you know why your parents always wanted you to be a doctor. Medical professions, including oral surgeons and orthodontists, dominated the gove...