Category Archives: Health Care

STAGLINS’ 23rd MUSIC FESTIVAL FOR BRAIN HEALTH FEATURING LYLE LOVETT

Motivated by their son Brandon’s onset of schizophrenia 27 years ago, Napa Valley vintners Garen and Shari Staglin made a decision, as they put it, “to run toward the problem.” That “run” has resulted in advocacy, national leadership and more … Continue reading

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GUNS AND KIDS, CONTINUED – PEDIATRICIAN POWER

“Guns kill kids. In 2010, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2,694 children and teens in the United States died because of a firearm. Another 15,578 children and teens were injured. Every 30 minutes, a child is … Continue reading

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MAKING THE CASE THAT THE PROFIT MOTIVE IS HARMFUL TO U.S. HEALTH CARE

My 2007 novel, Standard of Care, dramatized the conflict between profits and the well-being of patients through the journey of conscience of one physician executive. In last week’s New York Times, Editorial Board member Eduardo Porter spelled out factually why … Continue reading

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