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  • Doctor Wars board game
    Don't Let Doctor Wars' Rough Aesthetics Fool You
    Lurp Designs LLC have on their hands a rare breed of tabletop game in Doctor Wars: The Hospital Strategy Game. Its strangely inhuman visuals, primitive components and minor design flaws strongly contrast with its considerable tactical depth and...
  • Conjoined twins successfully separated in first-of-its-kind surgery
    Team of surgeons successfully separate conjoined twins in historical surgery
    Texas Children’s Hospital announced this week that conjoined twin girls were separated in a successful surgery on Feb. 17, 2015.Knatalye Hope and Adeline Faith Mata were born at Texas Children's Pavilion for Women in Houston, Texas on...
  • Who Killed Alex Spourdalakis
    Who Killed Alex Spourdalakis
    Who Killed Alex Spourdalakis sounds like a murder mystery. The cover of the DVD says, “Ignorance, negligence, indifference”. The documentary was produced by the Autism Media Channel, and the cover also says, “Autism and the US...
  • Dental prothesis
    Two medical professionals author a book on sleep apnea and treatment alternative
    A press release appearing on PRWeb on Feb. 5, 2015, reveals Dr. David Dillard, a dentist and specialist in Otolaryngology, and Dr. Mayoor Patel, a dentist, have collaborated on a book about sleep apnea and possible treatments for the condition....
  • why is my provider not in my network
    Why are the providers I like not in my new health plan network?
    With the advent of Obamacare, technically the Affordable Care Act, we’ve seen new efforts by insurers to build more cost competitive provider networks. Also, we’ve seen the re-surfacing of HMO plans not seen at least on the individual...
  • What doctors think about Obamacare could make you cry!
    The 5 Myths of Obamacare every American needs to know
    Many Americans are unaware of the key myths the Obama administration and the last Congress created in an attempt to sell Obamacare to citizens. In the last few days, more information has been exposed to make the new healthcare laws simpler to...
  • His Holiness the Dalai Lama speaking
    His Holiness the Dalai Lama has spoken to doctors about compassion and ethics
    The Office of His Holiness the Dalai Lama reported on Jan. 21, 2015, that His Holiness the Dalai Lama recently spoke to the Medical Staff at Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital in New Delhi. The Dalai Lama accepted the invitation to visit Dr. Ram...
  • Health care professionals
    Health care professionals: Who is certified for what role at the doctor’s office
    Going to a health care facility used to be easy. The office included the doctor, a registered nurse and possibly a receptionist. Today things are quite different. When you enter a doctor’s office there are numerous people you may come in...
  • How to choose a gynecologist
    What to look for in an OB-GYN doctor
    Leah Carmine had been having heavy bleeding for days before she called her gynecologist for an appointment. She was able to get an appointment that day, but spent hours waiting to be seen. When the doctor finally came in, he curtly asked a few...
  • Doctors dumping Obamacare patients
    Doctors dumping Obamacare patients
    Obamacare payments to doctors are so paltry it has been reported by the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) that many doctors are saying “no” to accepting of Obamacare patients and dropping those who are on plans covered by the...
  • Ontario to Catholic Doctors: Abort, or else
    Ontario: Catholic doctors need not apply
    The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario released a draft of new policy on Dec. 11 that would require all doctors to provide referrals for abortions, morning-after pills and contraception. And an official of the College of Physicians and...
  • Civil War Surgeons
    The Treatment of the Wounded in the Civil War
    The soft leaded minie ball caused up to 90 percent of the Civil War wounds. It is a common misconception that those wounded were left to die slowly unless the surgeon could amputate an arm or a leg. Not true.Doctors for both the Confederacy and...
  • Fe del Mundo
    Fe del Mundo, Harvard Medical School’s first female student
    Welcome to a new topic in my Examiner queue. Under History Examiner, I will be writing aboutExtraordinaryWomen.​I hope thathighlighting outstanding women in history and in the present will inspire young females to pursue their career dreams, or to...
  • Dr. John Tedeschi
    Doctors against Obamacare say fragmented healthcare puts Americans in danger
    Did America’s fragmented healthcare system harm Thomas Duncan and others?Many doctors, nurses and other healthcare workers think Obamacare and the nation’s medical system has evolved into fragments of wasted misalignments forced into...
  • Protective gear ready for Ebola
    American nurses are standing up for their own needs so they can care for others
    American nurses, fueled by concerns of Ebola and other infectious disease outbreaks, are fed up with being the scapegoat for mediocre and declining health services and systems across the country. They are taking a stand against government policies...