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Nurse Case Scenario Sep. 10, 2019

The Science Advice Goddess

I have to go visit my mom, who's in the hospital in another state. She's really ill. Her boyfriend ... Read More

In Both Parties, Magical Thinking Prevails May. 11, 2019

Steve Chapman

In Washington, there are divisions between liberal precepts and conservative doctrine, Trumpism and ... Read More

Israel's Sheba Medical Center Is a Global Giant May. 02, 2019

Armstrong Williams

Once again, Israel is at the helm of discovering another monumental medical breakthrough. Dr. Amir ... Read More

Where Is God? Mar. 29, 2019

Erick Erickson

I have nothing left to say on the Mueller matter. While that news was breaking, something else was h... Read More

Sleep Well Mar. 20, 2019

Wellnews

As we age, deep sleep tends to become more of a memory. Older persons tend to sleep less and less we... Read More

Short Takes on Charity, Kindness, Meanness and the Weirdness of R. Kelly Mar. 11, 2019

Daily Editorials

Keeping Josiah on the Move The thief who made off with a 3-year-old's prosthetic leg deserves all th... Read More

It's Time to Close the Health Insurance Gap Feb. 18, 2019

Daily Editorials

All of a sudden, Medicaid expansion is a big topic in Raleigh, North Carolina. Senate Democrats are ... Read More

Enabling a Friend's Self-Destructive Behavior Feb. 13, 2019

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: I have a 75-year-old friend who was brutally beaten by an intruder. "Jim" allowed the st... Read More

Weighing a Doctor's Advice on Nutritional Supplements Dec. 21, 2018

C Force

Last month, I reported on vitamin and mineral supplements that roughly half of all Americans routine... Read More

Vaccine Rates Get Shot in the Arm Dec. 05, 2018

Wellnews

Since 2015, when California legislators banned nonmedical vaccine exemptions, more and more kinderga... Read More

Study Highlights Importance of Listening Nov. 26, 2018

Daily Editorials

One of the greatest attributes a physician can have is the ability to listen. And two recent studies... Read More

The Costs of Caregiving Nov. 21, 2018

Wellnews

A new national poll reveals what many already know: caregiving costs, in time, money and health. Acc... Read More

Aid for Hearing Aids Nov. 14, 2018

Wellnews

The Food and Drug Administration is drafting first-ever regulations that would permit over-the-count... Read More

Where Is the Plan to Ease the Pain? Nov. 09, 2018

C Force

Pain can take many forms. There is throbbing pain, stabbing pain, phantom pain, acute pain and chron... Read More

A 'Simple' Phone Call May Be Less Than Simple Nov. 07, 2018

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: My husband and I are in our 80s. We have three wonderful kids, all married, who live nea... Read More

Decide Now, Benefit Now -- and Later Oct. 31, 2018

Classic Zig Ziglar

As a nation, our citizenry is getting older and older. At the turn of the century, the average perso... Read More

Issues at Heart Oct. 24, 2018

Wellnews

Heart disease and stroke are the top killers in the United States, causing more than 2.2 million hos... Read More

This Hospital Bed May Kill You Apr. 11, 2018

Betsy McCaughey

Danger lurks for hospital patients in a place they'd least expect it — the bed. Hospitals clai... Read More

Do You Have a DNR? Mar. 28, 2018

Betsy McCaughey

Patients, beware. When you're admitted to a hospital, you're routinely encouraged to sign a Do Not R... Read More

Report From the Chemo Infusion Room Mar. 13, 2018

Froma Harrop

I write you from the infusion room at a community hospital. I'm here not as a patient but as a drive... Read More