Music in the O.R.Briefs

Music in the O.R.

While you’re lying sedated on the operating room table, your surgeon may be rocking out. Music is played in the…

Supporting Medicare Patients After ChemoBriefs

Supporting Medicare Patients After Chemo

The almost 1.7 million people diagnosed with cancer each year face a range of hurdles, but a new healthcare approach…

Downsizing DilemmasAging

Downsizing Dilemmas

Easing seniors’ transition to a smaller space Dorothy Beatty was an anomaly when it came to downsizing, says her son,…

Sex & MenopauseFamily Health

Sex & Menopause

What women should know about intimacy and midlife changes If there’s one message that Lauren Streicher, MD, wants to share…

Breast Cancer in MenFamily Health

Breast Cancer in Men

Although rare, males are at risk, too Frank LaFasto remembers clearly the night in late June 1995 when he settled…

This Old BodyReasonable Hypochondria

This Old Body

I’ve always enjoyed birthdays. Mine falls around Memorial Day, near the birthdays of several family members and friends. With the…

At a Loss for WordsCancer

At a Loss for Words

What to say — and what not to — when talking about cancer In 2013, Charles Chamberlain, 53, a Chicago healthcare executive, was diagnosed with…

Back Pain ReversalBack Pain

Back Pain Reversal

New recommendations emphasize non-opioid treatments Hurt your back, take a pain pill. That’s a common treatment, right? Sure is. In 2014, more…

Hope for TBINeurology

Hope for TBI

Researchers use stem cells to understand traumatic brain injury John D. Finan, PhD, didn’t intend to build a career out…

Scoping Out ReliefOrthopedics

Scoping Out Relief

Arthroscopic surgery provides minimally invasive option for joint injuries Hardly a week goes by without a report that a professional…