Two local women decided Amtrak could do better for nursing mothers than toilet stalls to pump breast milk for their babies.
There's more to consider about taking this common product than you may know.
Olympus America Inc. is moving ahead with efforts to revamp the electric morcellator, a gynecological surgical device that has been largely abandoned because it can spread a hidden uterine cancer.
We add M.D. to our names, and the world will never again look at us in the same way. Our patients' expectations are intimidating, even terrifying. The key is what we do with those fears.
The program will include nurse-practitioners, physician assistants, and practice managers. It is aimed on improving primary care for housebound seniors.
To provide high-quality, safe care for patients and excellent mentoring for trainees, we need to take off our own masks of perfection and recognize that we need to spend time on our mental, emotional and physical health.
The work has implications for how doctors talk to patients at a time when their ability to diagnose cognitive problems is ahead of their ability to treat them.
Proton therapy is more expensive than conventional radiation, so insurance policies generally reject it for pediatric cancer. But a Penn study found that insurers almost always agree to pay for it, either initially or on appeal, suggesting that policies should be revised to explicitly allow it.
She didn't do fancy tricks, but she helped the writer manage her blood sugars in surprising ways.
It appears that most of the generics maker's operations and 2,000 jobs in Pennsylvania and New Jersey will survive.
A daughter frets as her mother continues to drive, despite an accident, blaring horns, and getting lost.
Doctors and driver rehabilitation specialists can help families when problem drivers refuse to quit.
Alice Pomidor edited a book on senior drivers for medical professionals. She has advice for you, too.
The market for wound care products booms among a growing older and diabetic patient pool, but many treatments are untested and funding for research falls short.