By Brian Hill, MD
I have a big interest in Sports Medicine, and I was recently chatting with someone who is involved in the field. We had a brief discussion on the topic of doping in athletics. 528 more words
Ethics is about making choices using reason.
From 8 AM – 5:30 PM this Saturday, I attended the Abigail Adams Institute Medical Ethics Seminar. I heard about it from my neighbor who is a palliative care researcher after a talk I attended on physician-assisted suicide (or death).1,792 more words
By Dr. Christopher Wasden
The biggest failure in healthcare is that no one has ever considered the consumer (aka the patient) the customer. Consequently, all stakeholders such as governments, private payers, medtech and pharma companies, and providers almost always ignore consumer-oriented value propositions, and instead focus on creating and delivering their value propositions to one another. 774 more words
There was never any question in my mind that I would breastfeed my children. Not only did it seem to be logically the most natural and nutritive way to feed them, I looked forward to experiencing the profound bonding experience that was promised, the deep satisfaction of knowing that my body produced everything my baby needed to stay alive. 1,088 more words