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Dr. Muriel G. Medical Doctor

Boston, Massachusetts
I am a physician specializing in geriatrics and palliative care. My scholarly interest is in ethical issues near the end of life, and I have written 4 books for a general audience. I see patients for Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates, a multi-specialty group practice in the Boston area, and am a... Full Bio
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Swimming Upstream

When is the right time to have a conversation about goals of care? Commentary coming soon.

Rating the Ratings

Earlier this month, Medicare announced that it is revising the 5-star rating system currently used to measure nursing home performance. The...

The Report Card Mania

We give grades to nursing homes, to hospitals, to state health care systems: does this help improve quality? Post coming soon!

Farewell to All That

In his 1905 farewell speech to the faculty of Johns Hopkins University Medical School, Dr. William Osler  commented that the school was wise to...

When Is It Time to Kick the Bucket?

Coming soon: A response to Ezekiel Emanuel's article,  "Why I Hope to Die at 75."

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Feb 28 2010 by mario knowles
hello hope you can help i have a pain that is coming from my hip area its on top of the crack of the hip starts and before you get to the hole off the [Ass] .Thank you

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