Medicine is littered with myths. For years we doled out antibiotics for minor infections, thinking we were speeding recovery.
I have to isolate which aspect of my behaviour it is that is causing me to fall so ill, so frequently. Surely it can have nothing to do with my wine consumption. That is crazy talk.
The assessment might have trashed my timetable but it was an afternoon well spent.
Advances in treatment mean that being HIV positive is no longer a death sentence, but attitudes still lag behind.
Under current rules, men who have had sex with another man in the past twelve months cannot donate blood.
Hospitals are no longer safe places for their staff, warns Simon Danczuk.
First responders are at serious risk of developing PTSD during events like the Paris attacks.
It takes a lot to make a doctor angry – by definition they must be calm under pressure. Yet the health secretary has managed it.
The first walk-out will begin on 1 December with another two dates marked out for later in the month.
An exception to this doctor’s no-dogs rule was Hector, a white miniature poodle belonging to Gordon and Irene Ives.
Better scheduling around school holidays, maternity and paternity cover, and leave to care for elderly parents should all be available to those who work in a modern, representative legislature.
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