Weight loss is a struggle during the best of times, but there’s a sleep disorder that works feverishly against your dieting.
Healthcare professionals have entered a field where empathy, compassion, and an ability to relate well to patients are implicitly mandated.
Touch has become a subject of lawsuits and medical interventions. The MeToo movement pulled touch into an unexpected, negative spotlight in our culture.
Crying in boys and men is not a sign of weakness but one of the normal expressions of extreme joy or brutal loss, and it should be encouraged.
Women have been targeted as frigid, cold, repressed, and infinitely resistant to sexual pleasures, but are they unwitting victims, or are there other causes for anorgasmia?
Obesity is an evolving medical disorder that still includes shame and the refusal of disability benefits without serious medical side effects.
Hospitalization is not a question of being in the hospital and receiving treatment; discharge is a major factor. As a hospital patient, have you wanted to know when you were going home? It is a fact about which most patients remain unaware. Shouldn’t it be a simple matter of when you’re well, right? Most of us […]
“It is only those who have neither fired a shot nor heard the shrieks and groans of the wounded who cry aloud for blood, more vengeance, more desolation. War is hell.” General William Tecumseh Sherman Initially, comfort is unnoticed until the grating brutality and rawness of killing and the spilling of blood become streams on […]
Medicine, the area of science that has been slowly backed into a corner by insurance reimbursement, is now in another fight for its moral life; ethical treatment of transgender individuals. In a time when a vocal percentage of the American population is screaming to outlaw all forms of abortion, whether by rape or incest, there is […]
Bruce Willis, the highly successful action-hero actor, has aphasia, and, as a result, he is retiring from acting. Why, you might ask? The neurologic symptom is robbing him of his ability to perform; he can’t remember his acting lines. Approximately 15 million people worldwide have aphasia. Willis is not the first celebrity to battle aphasia. As People documented, Sharon […]