With Drugs, How Do We Balance Medical Value and Cost?



How much should your medicine cost? A physician colleague recently told me the story of a patient who asked if she could put off taking her medication until the end of the month, after she [...]

A Profusion of Diagnoses. That’s Good and Bad.



I recently cared for a hairdresser who had gone through a year of vague and varied symptoms. What started as a few unpleasant aches soon became debilitating pain throughout her body. A heavy [...]