The defining image of World War Z, according to director Marc Forster, is not a zombie biting into someone’s flesh but the wildlife montage that plays behind the opening credits, which might best be summed up in the words of one of his characters: ”Mother Nature is a serial killer.
Lindsay Lohan’s whereabouts were unknown hours after her attorney told a judge that the troubled actress had checked into a rehab facility only to later learn that the starlet apparently never checked in for treatment. Lohan’s lawyer and publicist did not return messages immediately seeking comment about the actress’ decision to quickly leave a rehab facility that a state official said is not licensed to perform the type of restrictive in-patient treatment a judge sentenced her to undergo
An e-mail has been making the rounds among some of my physician colleagues.
As Democrats on the campaign trail do their best to drum up support for health care reform by touting the benefits that take effect this year, it’s easy to forget that the full thrust of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act doesn’t kick in until 2014. But by then, a few major players in the health care industry might have already experienced a real downside of the massive overhaul, so much so that they may no longer exist
Prescription pads, clipboards and patient charts are so 20th century.
In the nearly 10 months since the Democrats’ health care bill became law, bureaucrats have been feverishly writing new regulations, and the first wave of reform has arrived.
Doctors are having a hard go of things. Squeezed by falling reimbursements, soaring malpractice insurance and punishing patient loads, they shouldn’t have much to fear from the likes of Wal-Mart.
The director of public prosecutions in Britain was scheduled to issue new guidelines Wednesday on assisted suicide, making clear at what point people face charges if they help a loved one go abroad to die. The issuing of the policy is a direct result of a high-profile case brought by British multiple sclerosis sufferer Debbie Purdy, who had sued to find out what would happen to her husband under the law if he helped her to end her life.
When cancer invades the brain, the prognosis is usually grim. Despite his treatment at highly regarded medical centers, Edward "Ted" Kennedy, who served as a Democratic senator from Massachusetts for nearly 47 years, died just over a year after his surgery
Carole Grant doesn’t really trust medical doctors. She never has