Doctors: Grief as My Guide: How My Sister Made Me a Better Doctor

The razor had a familiar thrum. Only this time, I wasn’t the one doing the shaving. I was watching as my sister’s remaining hair fell away. She was putting on a brave face, joking with the hairdresser. Her defiant look said: “Leukemia’s not going to get me.” But in her eyes, I also saw terror.…

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When Hospitals Merge to Save Money, Patients Often Pay More

The nation’s hospitals have been merging at a rapid pace for a decade, forming powerful organizations that influence nearly every health care decision consumers make. The hospitals have argued that consolidation benefits consumers with cheaper prices from coordinated services and other savings. But an analysis conducted for The New York Times shows the opposite to…

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Modern Love: Tiny Love Stories: ‘Are You Sure He Was Boring?’

Image Me and my wife, Ellie Jane. Married Marines We locked eyes across a crowded room. He was handsome in his military uniform; I was self-conscious in mine. Colleagues at first, he earned my respect, friendship and, finally, my heart and life. Years later, he faded away and she appeared. We picked out a new…

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5 Pretty Rose Gold Gifts to Give

There’s just something about rose gold. Softer than its yellow cousin and infinitely warmer than sterling, the hue has taken root as a go-to option for jewelry, accessories, home decor, and more. Below, our favorite giftable picks to wrap up this holiday season (or put on your own wish list because, obviously). Advertisement — Continue…

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Papua New Guinea Is Rich in Resources but Poor in Health

PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea — Polio was vanquished by the Pacific nation of Papua New Guinea 18 years ago. Now, as world leaders gather there for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit meeting this week, polio has returned — on top of raging drug-resistant epidemics of tuberculosis, malaria and H.I.V., and deadly flash points of…

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Medical News Today: Differences between Enbrel and Humira

Enbrel and Humira are two medications that can help treat rheumatoid arthritis, which is an autoimmune condition with symptoms, such as joint pain and stiffness. The purpose of these drugs is to lower inflammation in the joints. Both medications are tumor necrosis factor (TNF) blockers and work by blocking TNF, a substance that contributes to…

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Alessandro Dell’Acqua Is Giving Tod’s a Makeover

Though it was originally worn by race-car drivers, Tod’s Gommino driving moccasin has become a beloved lazy-day staple synonymous with preppy, polished tomboy style. The recent launch of Tod’s Factory is revving up the classic—and the house itself. Advertisement — Continue Reading Below The series, which takes its name from Andy Warhol’s Factory collective, will…

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