News in Medicine

The Beat Goes On

The human heart is an amazing machine. It beats about 100,000 times per day, about 35 million times in a year, and hopefully, if one watches one’s Ps and Qs, more than two billion in a lifetime. It’s forc... Read More
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Cancer Out Loud

I was horrified when I read the Bill Keller’s opinion piece criticizing Lisa Adams for sharing her experiences with metastatic breast cancer on social media.  He uncomfortably ponders “Her decision to live her ... Read More
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Collateral Damage

June 8th marked a year since my diagnosis with leukemia.  I have experienced a lot in the past year, physically, mentally and spiritually.  My biggest surprise has been a more personal understanding of the perm... Read More