Can This Jacket Protect You from Colds and Flu?

October 21, 2015
Wouldn’t it be ironic if you managed to avoid getting sick in spite of a waiting room full of patients with colds and flu…but then…

Teaching Doctors to be CEOs

October 14, 2015
For all the information crammed into doctors’ heads during medical school, then added to and enhanced during internship and residency…

The Richest Doctor in the World

October 14, 2015
Forbes Magazine placed him at #35 on their list of 400 richest people in America, estimating his net worth at $12.3 billion. He's also been dubbed…

A Lab Coat Especially for Women, Designed by a Woman Doctor

October 7, 2015
Dr. Leslie Latterman, a hospitalist and board-certified internist, clearly remembers when she had her “Aha” moment. “I came home…

Say "Bonjour-Hi!" to Magnifique Montreal

October 7, 2015
“Bonjour-hi!” is the greeting you’ll hear everywhere in Montreal, and it nicely sums up the vibe in this exciting, cosmopolitan…

Dr. Zubin Damania. . . aka ZDogg MD!

October 7, 2015
Dr. Zubin Damania, AKA ZDoggMD (http://ZDoggMD.com), is a hospitalist, off-white rapper, and founder of Turntable Health…

Dr. Ken: Finally, a Real Doctor Stars in a TV Show about a Doctor!

September 30, 2015
Read on to see what Ken Jeong told Physicians’ Life about how his career has evolved and how his new show has finally enabled him to combine…

These Doctor's Orders Go Down Easy

September 29, 2015
Next time you're Down Under, make sure you try the local Doctor's Orders. . . Australian beer, that is. Doctor's Orders Brewing dubs their various…

This 90-Year-Old Retired MD Just Completed His Bucket List

September 23, 2015
 

New Uses for Old Medical Textbooks

September 22, 2015
How many old medical books are lining the walls of your office or home library? And how often do you consult those texts? Depending on how long ago…

How Much Do You Really Need to Retire?

September 22, 2015
It’s the number everyone wants to know. Find yours.
By James M. Dahle, MD

"How much do I need to retire?” is a common question, both…

Dr. Adnan Khera Dances on the Streets of Boston for Joy. . . and for Charity

September 16, 2015
If you passed a busker dancing on the street, with a boom box and a collection case nearby, you probably wouldn't think, "Hmmm, must be a physician…

Take a Stand! The Easy Cure for "Sitting Disease"

September 15, 2015
More and more research is showing the health hazards of time spent sitting, yet more and more of physicians’ work involves staring at a

The Most Famous Doctor in the World

September 14, 2015
He's known and loved in more than fifty countries, and has been famous now for more than fifty years. Amazingly after all this time, his popularity…

Why Men Go Into Ob/Gyn

September 8, 2015
Thinkstock If you’re a woman physician, or a male physician who’s not a gynecologist, admit it: you’ve wondered why some of your…

What's Next, First Grade MCATs?

September 8, 2015
Wearing surgical gowns, the students looked serious as they contemplated their class rotations:  the skeleton, the heart, surgery, hand-washing…

Dealing with Burnout

September 8, 2015
In a 2015 Medscape poll, half of all family physicians, internists, general surgeons, and infectious disease specialists reported feelings of…

An Apple a Day. . .

September 1, 2015
. . . does NOT keep the doctor away, according to a recent University of Michigan study. The aphorism is based on a 150-year-yold Welsh rhyme: …

Stressed Out? Breathe In

September 1, 2015
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Tess Gerritsen: This Doctor's Best Work Is on Paper

August 25, 2015
Tess Gerritsen left a career as an internist in 1990 to concentrate on writing (and motherhood). But leaving practice didn’t mean leaving…