Tag Archives: Physicians

Doctors and the “D” Word —

That’s the title of a valuable essay by Danielle Ofri, MD, in a recent New York Times Science and Health Section: “We doctors, ” she says, “are just as terrified of death as any other human being scurrying around this … Continue reading

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Touch in the News: The Fading Art of the Physical Exam, from NPR

It’s been quite a while since the medical aspects of touch have been featured here. Catching up, this post is about a dean of American physician-writers who was quoted in an NPR feature: At Stanford Medical School, physician/professor/best-selling author (of … Continue reading

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