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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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Home Alone

Last week, I made the politically incorrect suggestion that patients don’t always know what it is that they don’t know. Continuing my contrarian...

Home Sweet Home

Is home always what it's cracked up to be? See blog post this Sunday.

Caveat emptor. What I’m abou ...

Caveat emptor. What I’m about to say isn’t politically correct, so reader, beware. The underlying assumption in many medical circles these days is...

Taking Care of the Caretakers

It’s been six years since the last comprehensive study of caregivers in the US. A lot has happened since then—America is getting grayer, people...

Getting to Yes

In an insightful new book , medical anthropologist Sharon Kaufman persuasively delineates the forces that lead older patients to “yes.” Despite...

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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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