10 Questions: Jacqueline Kung, MD

(MedPage Today) — What is your “elevator pitch” to persuade someone to become a doctor? Medicine is one of the only professions where you get to help people directly every day, you will never be bored, and you will always be needed and valued, says Jacqueline Kung, MD, of Tufts Medical Center in Boston. That’s […]

10 Questions: Rep. Phil Gingrey, MD (R-Ga.)

(MedPage Today) — If you could change one thing about the healthcare system, what would it be? Eliminate Obamacare, says Rep. Phil Gingrey, MD (R-Ga.). That’s his answer to just one of the 10 Questions the MedPage Today staff is asking leading clinicians, researchers, and leaders in their community to get their personal views on […]

10 Questions: Diana Bitner, MD

(MedPage Today) — What is your “elevator” pitch to persuade someone to pursue a career in medicine? No pitch, medicine is only for the passionate, says Diana Bitner, MD. That’s her answer to just one of the 10 questions the MedPage Today staff is asking leading clinicians and researchers to get their personal views on […]

10 Questions: Steven Vogl, MD

(MedPage Today) — He’s a minor celebrity at oncology conferences for his no-nonsense questions to presenters, introduced by the familiar refrain “Vogel, New York.” We turned the tables with 10 Questions for Steven Vogl, MD, a medical oncologist in private practice in the Bronx. MedPage Today OB/Gyn

7 Lasik Surgery Questions to Consider

Have you ever compared the cost/benefits of lasik surgery versus the overall costs of contact lenses or eye glasses? Its worth your time to investigate. Your sight is precious…… Via: King Lasik Mark Dilworth, BA, PES Her Fitness Hut (Visited 1 times, 1 visits today) The post 7 Lasik Surgery Questions to Consider appeared first […]

10 Questions: Angela DeRosa, DO

(MedPage Today) — What is the most memorable research published since you became a clinician and why? “The Women’s Health Initiative. This study has affected women’s healthcare in a negative way for decades and will continue to do so for generations to come,” Angela DeRosa, DO, MBA, said. MedPage Today OB/Gyn

10 Questions: Edith A. Perez, MD

(MedPage Today) — What’s the biggest barrier to practicing medicine today? Time, Edith A. Perez, MD, deputy director at large for Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, said in response to one of 10 questions MedPage Today is asking thought leaders in medicine. MedPage Today OB/Gyn

10 Questions: Laurie Glimcher, MD

(MedPage Today) — “Frankly, I would never try to persuade someone to pursue a career in medicine.” That was how Laurie H. Glimcher, MD, dean of Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City began her answer to one of the 10 questions MedPage Today is asking a wide range of healthcare providers. MedPage Today […]

Study questions speed in giving antidepressants to grieving parents

Some doctors are too quick to prescribe antidepressants to parents who have suffered the death of a child either during pregnancy or within the first month of life, according to a study conducted by Florida State University researcher Jeffrey R. Lacasse.In a study of 235 bereaved parents participating in an online support community, Lacasse found […]

10 hilarious questions preschoolers ask about pregnancy

by Melissa Willets posted in Mom Stories Kids say the darndest things, don’t they? My preschooler cracks me up every day, but during my pregnancy I found her questions to be especially hilarious (and disarming). She (quite innocently) prodded me on topics like: “Are there babies in your boobs, too?” They grew as fast as my… […]

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