Tag Archives: Need

System failure: We need a reboot to better handle intersectionality

In medical school, physicians learn how to diagnose and treat medical conditions. We learn about all the different presentations and revel in catching a complex or rare diagnosis. In essence, we learn to categorize disorders based on a cluster of symptoms and match them with appropriate treatment plans. Of course, you want this quality in… Read More »

After a year on Medicare, advice for journalists on stories that need to be told

The annual Medicare open enrollment period ends soon.  America’s seniors have faced a blizzard of dismaying news about the program. Here are some excerpts from newsworthy stories that you should be aware of. Excerpt: “The federal government recently redesigned a digital tool that helps seniors navigate complicated Medicare choices, but consumer advocates say it’s malfunctioning… Read More »

Health impacts of climate change on children don’t need exaggerating

By Adam Vaughan Children are increasingly protesting about their futureStefan Boness/Panos Pictures A child born today faces far-reaching health impacts from living through a world 4°C warmer than humans have ever experienced, according to a major assessment released today. But the research doesn’t support claims by some climate activists that children may not grow up… Read More »

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT PODIATRY

Podiatry is the area of medicine that concentrates on the foot, ankle, and lower limb. It encapsulates the treatment of injury, birth defects, as well as the prevention and management of disease. The seriousness of the conditions and diseases varies but is likely to include improving gait, treating diabetes or treatment of ingrown toenails. More…… Read More »