medical care

This is not an easy book to read. But it's an essential book to read. Atul Gawande is a surgeon and writer who brings deep resources of professional and personal experience to bear on the very core of what we all face: physical decline and death. Chapter 2 is essentially a  litany of what happens to our bodies and minds as we age. It's sobering... Full Article
Old Hospital
Hospitals are mythical places. The myths have been built up by years of popular culture, especially TV, from "Dr. Kildare" to "House, M.D.". These shows present a medical world full of human drama  but generally competent, efficient and caring. However, if my recent experiences are indicative of how the health system works, we may be in trouble. ... Full Article