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February 04, 2016
"Primary care docs should be paid more, specialists less. More reimbursement for talking...less for testing and procedures." And, there's more.
September 09, 2015
Clearly, too much medicine can be very bad for your health. And it is also a disaster for the health of our economy.
August 26, 2015
Doctors who don't know their patients make easily avoidable technical mistakes that can have tragic consequences. The best way "to do no harm" is to know and understand your patient.
July 29, 2015
We need doctors who understand life and people, not just lab test readouts and scientific papers.
May 08, 2015
“Quick, operate before the patient gets better” is one of those jokes surgeons tell among themselves, barely covering a hard truth: that a lot of elective surgery might be unnecessary or even harmful.
April 22, 2015
In your effort to achieve a perfectly healthy body, you wind up hurting your health.
March 27, 2015
Sage advice for your patients: people who don’t change their behavior to prevent falls are almost sure to have them.
December 30, 2014
The merging of primary psychiatric care with primary medical care is urgently needed. Here’s why.
December 17, 2014
I recently saw a great cartoon. A patient is surrounded by doctors, all turned away from him viewing their respective computer screens. The caption: patient-centered medicine.
November 22, 2014
My friend has lung cancer, writes this physician. I am getting in the habit of joining him at his visits. But you shouldn’t need to bring along a doctor to protect you from your doctors.