Hip Fractures, an Age-Old, Old Age Misery

In the U.S, there are 300,000 hip fractures a year in people 65 and older, and that number is going up.

/ January 15, 2019

Hospital Discharges are like Expeditions to Antarctica: Be Prepared

Patient wanted for hazardous confinement. Needle sticks, poor sleep and periods of fasting required.

/ October 6, 2018

Can We Find the Right Formula for Legal Physician-Assisted Death?

"Such a shame," people remarked about the deaths by suicide of Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade.

/ July 2, 2018

A Few Thoughts About Cancer in Firefighters

It has become clear that cancer is more common among firefighters than the general population.

/ March 27, 2019

How to Talk to Your Doctor about Death

It's a very old insight that in order to live your best life, you need to think — and talk — about death.

/ March 28, 2017

Patient Advocates are Essential in Integrative Care

In this interview with Alternative and Complementary Therapies, I explain the role and value of patient advocates to integrative care.

/ March 8, 2016