Is it in the patient’s best interest to go through surgery if the chance of meaningful recovery is vanishingly small?

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But new insights are at last accumulating

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Therapists are now using the platform as a way to offer support to their followers – just don’t call it ‘therapy’

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A Doctor’s Deception

July 26, 2019

For 30 years, Paul Shuen was one of the city’s most respected obstetricians. Then his nurses noticed something unusual about the way he delivered babies. A story of greed, betrayal and medical misconduct

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New app encourages medical professionals to look at fine art and examine questions of empathy and observation

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Bob Hall was recovering from yet another surgery when the volunteer first walked into his room. Unfortunately Hall had been in and out of the hospital quite a bit. It had been a rocky recovery since his lung transplant. But the volunteer wasn’t there to check on his lungs or breathing. Instead she asked Hall if we wanted to tell his life story.

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The University of California’s flagship San Francisco hospital has become the latest arena for an emotional debate: Should the famously progressive medical center increase its treatment space by joining forces with a Catholic-run system that restricts care according to religious doctrine?

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For most of his career, Dr. Stephen Trzeciak was not a big believer in the “touchy-feely” side of medicine. As a specialist in intensive care and chief of medicine at Cooper University Health Care in Camden, N.J., Trzeciak felt most at home in the hard sciences

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