Robin Cook Administers a New Nightmare with ‘Charlatans’ [REVIEW]

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“We’re all becoming narcissistic Charlatans to one degree or another.” (Photo by Tech. Sgt. Joseph Swafford, U.S. Air Force)

The master and creator of the medical thriller is back with a chilling new novel that once again makes readers take a closer look at anesthesia, hospitals, and the physicians who work there. In Charlatans, Dr. Robin Cook proves that bad doctors do exist and begs the question: just how much can you trust the people who manage your healthcare? Read more of this post

Doctor Takes ‘Epic Measures’ to Revolutionize Health Care [REVIEW]

Dr. Christopher Murray

Dr. Christopher Murray uses Big Data to change the way we look at how and why people die around the globe.
(Photo courtesy University of Washington)

Doctors have always looked at ways to treat the health crisis of the day, from the Black Death to cancer to AIDS. What they have not done, however, is study and compare how, why, and where people die on a global scale… at least, until now. In journalist Jeremy N. Smith’s important book, Epic Measures, he introduces us to the man who has tackled this massive project and is gradually changing health care around the planet.  Read more of this post

Intense Migraine Pain May Soon Be A Thing Of The Past

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If you suffer from migraines like I do, you likely dread the intense, debilitating pain that comes with them. But the Society of Interventional Radiology reports that a new treatment may be able to reduce the effects of these sustained headaches.  Read more of this post

Mortality Rate Among New Mothers Still Surprisingly High [VIDEO]

Did you know that every two minutes, a woman dies during childbirth due to complications? That rate totally shocked me! In today’s society where science seems to produce medical advancements almost daily, this number just seems far too high. And yet that is the statistic recently put out by Merck, one of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies. Read more of this post