March 3, 2014
March 3, 2014
February 27, 2014
CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta’s documentary on weed. How Dr. Sanjay Gupta changed on his view on medical marijuana.
(CNN) — Over the last year, I have been working on a new documentary called “Weed.” The title “Weed” may sound cavalier, but the content is not.…
February 24, 2014
February 14, 2014
Every cell in the human body has a sex, which means that men and women are different right down to the cellular level. Yet too often, research and medicine ignore this insight — and the often startlingly different ways in which the two sexes respond to disease or treatment.…
February 10, 2014
Imagine you are sick and live in the upper Manhattan section of New York City. Your doctor tells you that you need major surgery. Luckily, you have excellent insurance and can go anywhere in the city for that operation.
Being an intelligent consumer, you decide to check HospitalSafetyScore.org, which is sponsored by the Leapfrog Group, a nationally known patient safety organization.…
February 6, 2014
South Korean scientists say they have developed the world’s first nanorobot that can selectively target and help treat cancer. The robot is guided through the body by genetically engineered bacteria to a tumor where it releases its cargo of cancer-fighting drugs.…
February 3, 2014
January 30, 2014
Patients who heard him as he walked the halls belting out old love songs and Broadway hits started to request he sing to them. Soon, serenading the sick became part of his daily rounds, gaining him the moniker “The Singing Nurse.”
Reported by Ann Simmons/ Video by Trishna Patel
Source: Los Angeles Times.…
January 29, 2014
As an incurable compulsive introspect, I tend to brood, ponder, contemplate, and (of course) muse on “big ideas,” such as:
• What makes people choose things which cause themselves harm?
• Are some people better people than others, or are they just more skilled at hiding their problems?…