Dancing with the Stars Face off Episode – Who Got Voted Off?

Dancing With the Stars’ FaceOff episode featured the couples in battles — performing to different songs, but the same dance style — and the winner of each was declared safe for the next round. The episode could have been a little off-kilter with the absence of Erin Andrews (due to a death in the family of her boyfriend), and the show was shortened due to the presidential debate, but those DWTS pros rose to the occasion. Advertisements Continue reading Dancing with the Stars Face off Episode – Who Got Voted Off?

Why it might be hard to find a medical marijuana doctor

Many doctors have a difficult time with marijuana as medication, and consider doctors who prescribe it as second-class citizens. These doctors fear that they will enable recreational drug use, that patients will abuse medical cards to get drugs for friends and that patients will lie to them to get a card. Continue reading Why it might be hard to find a medical marijuana doctor

The 5 TV Medical Myths That Drive Real-Life Doctors Crazy

Medicine seeps into television shows of all kinds: Hospital dramas, crime procedurals and even supernatural series rely on the dramatic device of illness or injury to create suspense. But the real-life doctors who advise Hollywood on medical matters prefer that you don’t bring expectations for fictional care into real-world emergency rooms. Continue reading The 5 TV Medical Myths That Drive Real-Life Doctors Crazy

If patients were better at reporting food poisoning, we could all keep our lunch

Often, the assumptions people make about a doctor’s frustrations aren’t necessarily rooted in reality. People say, “You must be so tired of people Googling their symptoms and bringing in printouts from WebMD.” Or, “You must hate it when your friends call you for medical advice.” Continue reading If patients were better at reporting food poisoning, we could all keep our lunch