The New Health Care: That New Apple Watch EKG Feature? There Are More Downs Than Ups

The watch will also have an “irregular rhythm” notification feature, which alerts people to potential problems. There’s every reason to believe it will generate many false positives. Before granting clearance, the F.D.A. reviewed data collected by the Stanford Heart study for 266 people who got such a notification. Most of the notifications were wrong. The…

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The Importance of Medical Touch

Part of patients’ challenge is not knowing how every physician, nurse and medical technician will treat them, even as we’re in pain and already anxious, feeling vulnerable. And survivors of sexual abuse or assault can cringe at the lightest of touch. “It should be a two-way conversation about what you’re comfortable with,” said Susan Finlayson,…

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Rima Patel, Kapil Wattamwar

Dr. Rima Bhupendra Patel and Dr. Kapil Chaitanya Wattamwar were married Oct. 1 at the Venetian, an events space in Garfield, N.J. Vimal Raval Maharaj, a Hindu priest, officiated. The couple met at Rutgers, from which each received a medical degree with distinction. Dr. Patel, 26, is a second-year internal medicine resident at Tufts Medical…

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