Mass. doctor with Ebola on plane headed to Nebraska WCVB Boston "I just had a call from the doctor who put Rick on a plane to come to the United States, and he said Rick is clearly sick, but he is in very good spirits, and he walked onto the plane.
Angelina Jolie’s recent announcement in a New York Times op-ed that she had a ‘prophylactic’ double mastectomy due to her BRCA1/BRCA2 status has disturbing implications, some of which we covered late last year in connection with Allyn Rose, the 24-year old Miss American contest who announced she would be undergoing a double mastectomy to "prevent" breast cancer.
Did Angelina Jolie Make A Mistake By Acting On The ‘Breast Cancer @AngelinaJolie75 @JolieFans @Angelina_Jolie http://ow.ly/3pRiTi
At a roundtable discussion from the 2014 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) meeting, Dr. Ross Levine from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Dr. Olatoyosi Odenike from University of Chicago Medical Center joined Dr. Srdan Verstovsek from MD Anderson Cancer Center to review the latest advancement in the treatment of MPNs. The experts examine how the development of ruxolitinib (Jakafi®) has influenced enrollment in clinical trials. They also review the promises of combination therapy and how DNA tests will affect treatment moving forward.
Whenever I talk about patient satisfaction, I notice a general hostility from my colleagues toward the subject. Recently, since I’ve started blogging about the patient experience, the angry opinions have become even more noticeable.
Why is there so much hostility toward the patient experience? - http://flip.it/ZceNw @DrTrinaDorrah @DocWeighsIn
Adrian Monk, the obsessive-compulsive private detective now seen only in reruns, knew that handshakes could kill you. Medical researchers do, too: Hand hygiene is arguably the single most important area in hospital infection control.
Please join us for an unforgettable evening honoring many who are leading the fight against rare disease. Our 3rd Annual Tribute to Champions of Hope Gala will be held on September 13, 2014 at the Hyatt Regency in Huntington Beach, California. Please view our Honorees …
‘American Idol’ Winner, Singer/Songwriter Kris Allen to Perform at 2014 Global Genes Tribute to...- http://flip.it/kMaI6 @KrisAllen @globalgenes
Military veteran Albert L. Allen is not alone in his situation with his Veterans Affairs disability claim (“VA appears to be trying to outlive appeals,” Friday letter). I filed my claim in May 2012. It was disapproved in January 2014 due to lack of evidence supporting my claim.
Military vets’ disability claims are backed up - http://flip.it/KN6dw @veteranshealth @USwomenveterans
Rebecca Knaak was one of those youngsters who didn’t know any other way to pass the time. She grew up with a ball at her feet, as did Theresa Panfil, who spent every spare moment playing in the tiny village of Fuerden-Kellerei. In a country where the sport of soccer rules, and where the women’s game has become as prominent as the men’s, it’s little wonder the two German teens have a similar tale to tell.