My son, Eitan, mentioned something in passing at the dinner table recently. As a 10-year-old he’s always jabbering. This time I couldn’t believe what I was hearing – the mother of a 5th grade classmate had died of cancer after only a three-week illness.
I was in shock. I couldn’t believe it. But the next [...]
In these days of revved up medical marketing too many people think the answer to their health problem is in a single pill, medical procedure, or high tech diagnostic test. It isn’t.
That brings me to the “art” of medicine.
After interviewing hundreds, maybe even thousands of devoted doctors and inspiring patients I am beginning [...]
I am so proud of Patient Power producer Tamara Perkins for her outstanding work this past week in teeing me up to host a three-part series on medical fraud. They were great programs and I urge you to hear the replays.
On our first program we delved into the murky world of health insurance fraud. [...]