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Another entry in what is now a trilogy of posts about Dr. Michael Davidson.  Sorry, I’m not done.  This is important.

Speaking of important, did you see Tom Brady’s (the Patriot’s quarterback) video post on his Facebook page?!?  629 more words


Cancer Stories that Warm the Heart: A Leprechaun's Laser Light of Life

A Leprechaun’s Laser Light of Life

As I made rounds, lilting laughter punctuated a ragtag vocal ensemble’s singing of “Danny Boy.” It ebbed and flowed from the oncology ward lounge, warmly filling a sterile hallway, but not my heart. 1,508 more words

The Other Side (Part I)

As health care providers, it may be many years into practicing medicine until we find ourselves on the other side of the doctor-patient relationship, either as the patient or a family member. 1,231 more words

Emergency Medicine

A Flood of Medical Information Has Overwhelmed the Craft Business of Medicine: What's Next?

If recent popular posts on the big physician blogs are any indication, some US physicians are beginning to crack.

Three of the most read recent posts on KevinMD are on the topics of physician burnout, knowing when to quit medicine and—frighteningly– on the conditions that lead physicians to suicide. 964 more words


My doctor patient relationship wish

I saw a new doctor last week. My last doctor appointment was five years ago. Both visits were, ostensibly, for the same reason: I needed the prescription on my asthma inhaler renewed. 1,166 more words


Supreme Court Hears Arguments Connected To 'Arsenic And Old Lace' Murderer

(CBS Connecticut) – The state Supreme Court today considered whether the medical records of a long-dead murderer should be made public.

An author wants to see the Connecticut Valley Hospital records of Amy Archer Gilligan, who poisoned residents of her Windsor nursing home until she was arrested in 1916. 152 more words


The Faithful Patient

Dear health professionals,

I hope the new year has been good for you so far and any bed pressures, or A&E waiting time issues are soon sorted and then we can all get back to doing what we know and love – providing top quality patient-centred care for our patients, as individuals. 1,118 more words

Cancer Care