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The very first module for my medical humanities course is called "Good Death: Oxymoron or Possibility?" A good death implies a good dying time leading up to death. The question is can dying ever be … more
Q: My husband has seemed really down since the birth of our son six months ago. We're both being run ragged, and very proud of our son, but my husband seems less happy than I had hoped he would be. … more
If you're in good health this holiday season, you know that's the greatest gift of all in your own life. What better way to celebrate than by sharing the gift of health with others? I recently … more
Gene therapy has freed 10 men from nearly all symptoms of hemophilia for a year so far, in a study that fuels hopes that a one-time treatment can give long-lasting help and perhaps even cure the … more
Q: It was really scary to read about the man who lost parts of his hands and feet after a bout of strep throat. What's going on? I get strep fairly often; am I at risk too? A: Considering that strep … more
Q: Could you please explain Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease? Some people call it "mad cow disease," which gives it a stigma. I lost my twin brother to this disease, and it's left our family shattered. A: I … more
WASHINGTON (AP) — The descriptions are haunting.Some victims felt fine in the morning and were dead by night. Faces turned blue as patients coughed up blood. Stacked bodies outnumbered … more
As we reflect on the year that ended a few weeks ago and look ahead, resolving to make changes not only for own personal good, but for our entire families, can strengthen our prospects for success. … more
Q: My eyes are so dry, they often feel as if I have sand in them. I use drops, but they don't always work. Is there anything else I can do? And will this hurt my vision over time? A: No doubt you're … more
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