By James C. Salwitz Physicians are bothered by their patient’s fear. One of the worst parts of actually caring is that when other people suffer and especially when they are frightened, you suffer with them. It is bad when the trepidation is about something real, such as a new disease, but it is particularly disturbing [...]
Every once in awhile we are fortunate enough to meet someone who is so very special because they have made their life’s work revolve around others who are having struggles in their lives. Such is a most unique individual, Brenda Snow, who, with multiple sclerosis, knows what it is like to live with a chronic [...]
When I was introduced to this book, I was immediately drawn to it by the title and I knew that I had to read it. Although it was written for those in the medical field, the idea that the author, Paul F. Griner, MD, was sharing specific patient stories as thought-provoking scenarios, was exciting. Each [...]
As we wind down on Breast Cancer Awareness Month, I began to think about some of the real issues for a person diagnosed with breast cancer.