NYU Langone Medical Center
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A court appointed doctor testified on Tuesday that a 13-year-old Northern California girl is brain dead after suffering complications following a tonsillectomy. Dr. Paul Graham Fisher said Jahi McMath meets all […]
A recent story in the news has revived the national debate about end of life decisions. Phil and Penny talked with Dr. Art Caplan, who is the director of the medical ethics program at New […]
Paul Freeman drove 600 miles last year to save himself — and his employer — thousands of dollars on his surgery. Freeman’s insurer covered his travel costs and the entire bill because a medical center […]
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A 10-year-old girl whose efforts to qualify for an organ donation spurred public debate over how organs are allocated underwent a successful double-lung transplant on Wednesday, the girl’s family said. Sarah Murnaghan, […]
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Stress does bad things to the heart. New studies have found higher rates of cardiac problems in veterans with PTSD, New Orleans residents six years after Katrina and Greeks struggling through financial turmoil.