Medicine

Poets in White Coats

May 16, 2012

By Rob Mitchum When a doctor pulls a notepad out of his or her white coat, you might expect them to be writing down a drug prescription. But a recently completed contest thrown by the Prizker School of Medicine suggests that physician might be [Read more]

Clean Your Teeth and Check for HIV?

March 13, 2012

People are used to feeling uncomfortable at the dentist, whether its suffering the drill or trying to make conversation with a gloved finger in your mouth. Given this baseline, perhaps the dentists’ office is the perfect place for another [Read more]

PURLs of Wisdom

March 5, 2012

By Matt Wood Family medicine physicians try to stay current in their fields by reading the latest medical journals and research literature, but the volume of new research can be overwhelming. To deal with this flood of information, the Family [Read more]

Texting: A Doctor in Your Pocket?

November 21, 2011

Texting has grown from technological fad to a primary route of communication popular around the world. With cell phones in the pockets of people of all incomes and ages, the quick, no-frills conversations enabled by texting have made almost everyone [Read more]