Tag Archives: ‘Deep

Together, ‘Deep Medicine’ And ‘The Butchering Art’ Reveal How Little Medicine Has Changed – Forbes

Book cover images courtesy of Scientific American (left) and Basic Books (right) The small tower of books on my nightstand grew taller last month after I asked recipients of my monthly newsletter for summer-reading suggestions. As the recommendations poured in, two works of medical nonfiction stood out. Judging by their covers, these books appear to… Read More »

Alex Trebek ‘doing well’ with cancer but treatment leaves him with bouts of ‘deep, deep sadness’

Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek says his cancer indicators have gone down – but his well-being hasn’t necessarily improved accordingly. “My oncologist says I’m doing well even though I don’t always feel it,” Trebek said Wednesday on Good Morning America, joking that he has discovered he is “a big wuss.” Trebek, who was diagnosed this year… Read More »

‘Deep medicine’ will be a boon to people with rare diseases – STAT

Two things I read recently gave me hope for the future of medicine and the future of people like me with rare or difficult-to-diagnose diseases. One was the article “Calculation of a Primary Immunodeficiency ‘Risk Vital Sign’ via Population-Wide Analysis of Claims Data to Aid in Clinical Decision Support” in the journal Frontiers in Pediatrics.… Read More »