Transcranial magnetic stimulation is gaining ground as a treatment for major depression - and potentially other conditions, too - that won't yield to traditional therapies. For this writer, it was a staircase out of a deep hole of misery and suicidal thoughts.
The physicians group said it could not in good conscience accept pay raises when working conditions remained difficult for others in their profession - including nurses and clerks - and while patients "live with the lack of access to required services because of drastic cuts in recent years."
Federal regulators on Tuesday let 23andMe become the first to market a test for three inherited BRCA gene mutations directly to consumers - no doctor's prescription needed. But there are lots of caveats.
Better communication with residents and government transparency. Efficiency and cost savings. Public health and a clean environment. These are the goals for local governments aiming to be more sustainable.
When a patient came in, clutching the results of a genetic testing kit that indicated she was at risk of early heart disease, he decided to explore this branch of do-it-yourself health care. What he found was surprising and a little scary.