Category Archives: Health Care

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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