Patients

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

Last month, I wrote about my ambivalence about the EoLOA in a personal essay about a client who desired, but did not carry out, a physician-assisted death in the Journal of the American Medical Association Internal Medicine.

/ July 2, 2018

Giving Shingles the Short Shrift: New vaccine could make shingles just a bad memory.

People over 65 are much more likely to contract shingles, but it can occur at any time of life in someone who has had varicella.

/ April 24, 2018

Deadly Delirium

The day I showed up at the hospital, Pat’s nightmare had been running almost ceaselessly for several weeks. I found him tossing in bed, sweat pouring from his face, as he strained against the cloth ties tethering his wrists to...

/ December 15, 2017