Neurological

How Biologics Transformed Care for MS Patients

May 19, 2021

For 20 years there wasn’t a single medication I could prescribe to help my patients overcome multiple sclerosis, a disease that gradually robbed them of their strength, vision, coordination, and also memory and thinking abilities.

The Harm in Prioritizing Policy Over Patients

May 12, 2021

The term “nursing home” conjures up different images for different people. Some people picture active older adults playing bridge and doing water aerobics. Others have visions of wheelchair-bound, elderly who have more severe challenges.

How Telehealth Changed My Mom’s Life

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.

Insurers Block Pain-Blocking Devices for Migraine

April 16, 2021

For the 39 million Americans who experience migraine headaches, noninvasive devices offer a new option for stopping painful symptoms. Insurers, however, are giving the devices the cold shoulder.