Stop Asking the Candidates to Release Their Medical Records



Two of our best presidents were ill. Others died randomly of unpredictable infections. It’s time to move on. Hillary Clinton’s recent pneumonia and Donald Trump’s appearance on Dr. Oz have [...]

How Clinton’s and Trump’s Health Plans Would Affect Costs and the Uninsured



Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are proposing fundamentally different approaches to health care reform, and their proposals would have dramatically different effects for the uninsured, [...]

Helping Patients Make the Right Decisions



“But what would a stroke feel like?” my patient asked. I didn’t quite know how to answer. I again explained that we could give him a blood thinner, which would lower his risk of having a stroke [...]