The Personal Toll Of Practicing Medicine

In this article, I reflect on the circumstances that led me to stop practicing medicine—work that I loved—and why the health of experienced doctors should be valued, and protected. Here’s the full article and podcast.

Five Key Issues For The Future Of Cancer IT

If there’s one thing that’s become clear about precision medicine – and the delivery of optimal care based in science – it will require super technology. This need is especially urgent in oncology.

How Water Aerobics Can Keep You Fit As You Age

Among adults – including millions of baby boomers – water aerobics is becoming a popular way of keeping fit. For people of any age who’ve sustained joint injuries, have arthritic pains or osteoporosis, the water provides a space to continue or initiate low-impact but vigorous sports.

So What About That Acrylamide In Your French Fries?

In 2002, scientists reported that acrylamide forms when seemingly healthy carbohydrate-rich foods like potatoes, other root vegetables and grains are cooked at high temperatures by frying, roasting, broiling, toasting or baking.

Get Cancer. Lose Your Job?

The harsh reality is that people who have had cancer treatment are sometimes perceived as a burden on a working group

Missing Tony Soprano

Over the course of its six groundbreaking seasons on HBO, we discussed every aspect of The Sopranos with friends and family—except for actor James Gandolfini’s size.