There is something about occupational medicine that is truly unique and wonderful. A doctor or clinical specialist is duty bound to do the right thing for all stakeholders: the patient, employer, and the state fund/insurer. And that, it turns out, is a good thing.
Surgeon jumps from bridge after divorce from TV personality wife
A top local surgeon and the ex-husband of ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent killed himself by leaping off the George Washington Bridge, it was reported Sunday. Dr. Robert Ash…
Top Doctors 2018: Family Medicine
Part of our 18th annual list of the region's best physicians
Discover Brigham and Women's Hospital
An event to educate and inspire collaboration around innovative science, technology, and medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. This event is free and open to the public – all are welcome to attend.
How your sleep position can impact your health
A new study examining sleep found that one position in particular is the best for brain health.
What is Connected Senior Care Advantage?
Questions to ask your breast augmentation surgeon
Get information from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons about what questions to ask your plastic surgeon during your breast augmentation consultation.
What Happens during Cataract Surgery
There are many different causes of vision loss, but few are as pervasive as cataracts. According to the United States Center for Disease Control (CDC), there are more than 20 million Americans ove…
Sleep and Aging: Why Can't We Stay Asleep As We Get Older?
In a National Sleep Foundation survey of adults aged 55 and older, one-third of people aged 55-64 and one quarter of people aged 65-84 reported that their sleep
Robin Williams’ Foolproof Estate Plan? How To Avoid Family Fallout
Hartford Courant article by Kevin Hunt By Hollywood standards, Robin Williams created an uncommonly sophisticated, tax-efficient estate plan before his tragic death by suicide in August 2014 It appeared almost beyond dispute, with a real-estate holding trust and at least one other trust, covering everything from his Villa Sorriso (Villa of Smiles) mansion in Napa Valley — listed after his death at $29.9 million — to his “memorabilia and awards in the entertainment industry” designated for either his children or widow But as March ended, attorneys for the estate and heirs appeared before a probate judge in San Francisco Superior Court in an ongoing battle between Williams’ widow, Susan Schneider Williams, and three children from his…