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As health care evolves, so has the nursing profession. Advanced Practice Registered Nursing (APRN), an umbrella term to include the 4 roles of advanced practice nurses, have been expanding at a rapid rate. There are over 250,500 APRNs in the country, according to the recently...

A prohibition was lifted on human dissection in 3rd century Greece, under one condition, that the anatomists not involve themselves with the corpse’s soul. Body and soul at the time were considered separate entities, thus, the medical model was born. The focus on the symptom...

Check out the debate over clinical exam vs technology and our comments on Kevin MD! How important is a doctor’s skill in the physical exam of a patient? by John Mandrola, MD http://www.kevinmd.com/blog/2011/02/important-doctors-skill-physical-exam-patient.html...

Recently, two of our key advisors have been featured in the media due to their success in providing direct health care services using both innovative and underutilized methods. A recent New Yorker article by Atul Gawande highlights one of our advisors and panelists for the primary...

It is easy to think that poor nutrition and lack of exercise are everyone else’s problem but the truth of the matter is that 68% of American adults are overweight and obese. This means I’m probably overweight or obese. Instead of having me weigh myself and post...

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