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Why Wrong-site, Wrong-patient Medical Mistakes Happen

Did you ever think that when you check into the hospital for surgery you may end up missing a perfectly good kidney and your...

Ruth and Me: Medical School Reflections

by Patricia Pang At the core of the Doctoring Curriculum at Georgetown is the importance developing altruism and concern for each patient as a person,...

Man vs. Machine – who won?

By Dov Michaeli Here is a story that has eluded the headline writers of the financial press, but has intriguing social implication for the world...

Ten Facts About Women and Hunger

Women make up slightly more than 50% of the world’s population but account for over 60% of the world’s hungry. It's time to do something about it.

Embryonic stem cell therapy–and no outrage?

By Dov Michaeli On October 4 Dr. Edwards, a 90 year old Cambridge physiologist, was awarded the Nobel prize in Physiology and Medicine for his...

Is Yoga Unchristian?

When a Baptist minister bans toddlers from a church hall because their yoga class is unchristian, it makes you wonder what that makes them so nervous?