May 7, 2021
America’s maternal mortality rates are among the highest in the developed world. It’s a crisis of epic proportions. And like many other crises, not all Americans are equitably affected.
May 6, 2021
When doctors like myself have the freedom to prescribe effective, FDA-approved treatments to their patients, everyone wins. But deciding the right type, dose and duration of pain medications can be challenging.
May 5, 2021
Awareness of Americans’ mental health has heightened in the past year – and for good reason.
May 4, 2021
Before the pandemic, I assumed that dermatological care needed to be provided in person. Using telehealth during the COVID-19 pandemic has taught me that is no longer the case.
April 30, 2021
Very few of the more than 5 million Americans, or their caregivers, who live with Alzheimer’s have ever heard of the Institute for Clinical and Economic Review.
April 29, 2021
Bringing a newborn baby home from the hospital is a joy like no other. Bringing that same baby back to the hospital for treatment of a life-threatening virus would be a nightmare. Yet for tens of thousands parents, RSV makes that traumatic return trip a reality.
April 27, 2021
When you have a disease nobody has heard of, it’s easy to feel alone. And when insurance companies make it harder for you to access treatment, it can become even more disheartening. I know these feelings all too well.
April 26, 2021
It can take 17 years for medical breakthroughs to move from the lab to the clinic, where patients can finally benefit. Why the lag?
April 26, 2021
Watching a patient eat. Asking about family photos on the nearby coffee table. Observing the living space. These are all benefits of telemedicine that help doctors see their patients through a new lens.
April 23, 2021
This could be a life-changing year for chronic respiratory patients.