Recently I was asked if I had read “The Well-Tempered Sentence: A Punctuation Handbook for the Innocent, the Eager and Doomed” by Karen Elizabeth Gordon.
I confessed that I often ignore the rules of punctuation. (more…)
As the year 2017 is coming to a close and a new year is approaching I find myself thinking about what has passed and what’s to come. (more…)
A colleague recently forwarded a New York Times article, “The Appointment Ends. Now The Patient is Listening.” The author Paula Span notes new efforts to help patients understand their health status by recording appointments. (more…)
I recently spoke with two physicians about what patients understand the words “treatable” and “incurable” to mean. (more…)
Brian Gawlik had been managing his illness for over a decade when we interviewed him in 2008. (more…)