Patients

Take Two of These…and a Sandwich

April 18, 2012

“Take medication on an empty stomach.” Patients dread seeing this warning on their pill bottles, knowing that it often means skipped meals and hungry rumbles in the hours before and after taking their medicine. The rationale for the [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]

CSI: ALS

October 27, 2011

Finding the cause and the cure for a deadly disease is a little bit like investigating a murder. Clinicians collect clues from their patients, bring them back to the lab, and try to reconstruct the crime and identify the killer. For amyotrophic [Read more]

Finding the Muslim View on Medicine

August 15, 2011

Muslims are the fastest-growing religious minority in the United States, with over 7 million Americans declaring themselves as followers of Islam and more than 2,000 mosques nationwide. But in spite of the numbers, little data has been collected [Read more]