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Good News

At the end of life, a heart failure patient makes the difficult decision to elect hospice care. Much to her surprise, death is farther over the horizon than she expects.

Fitbit Nation

Fitbit Nation

Wearable technology is everywhere. Clever marketing campaigns have caused this industry to soar. But is it all it claims to be? Can activity trackers such as Fitbit and Jawbone really promote healthy lifestyles and behavior changes?

Health Care Protest

The Protest

I joined my first protest at the age of 33, by accident. It was a protest against unnecessary violence by police officers. However, I joined for a different reason: for my patients. Health care inequalities are just as horrific and avoidable, and are the cause of significant morbidity and mortality.

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