Hormone Blocker Sticker Shock: Kids Drug Costs 8 Times More Than One For Adults


Sudeep Taksali, an orthopedic surgeon, became worried that his 8-year-old daughter had already grown taller than his 12-year-old son. And sometimes she had an attitude that seemed more fitting for a teenager too. Something seemed wrong. Taksali and his wife, Sara, realized their daughter had grown 7 inches in two years and she was showing … Continue reading Hormone Blocker Sticker Shock: Kids Drug Costs 8 Times More Than One For Adults

5 Ways To Prevent And Prepare For The Coronavirus


As the coronavirus spreads around the globe, there are steps you can take to protect yourself and your family. “I told my children that while I didn’t think that they were at risk right now, we, as a family, need to be preparing for significant disruption of our lives,” says Dr. Nancy Messonnier of the … Continue reading 5 Ways To Prevent And Prepare For The Coronavirus

Good Medical Care Can Suffer Late In The Day


A young woman came to my clinic on recent evening to discuss her irregular menstrual periods. She had scheduled the appointment weeks in advance, and we were slated to have 20 minutes together. I’m a family physician in a busy urban practice, and when she walked in I’d already been seeing patients for 10 hours … Continue reading Good Medical Care Can Suffer Late In The Day