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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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Modernizing Medicare

The Medicare Modernization Act of 2004 didn’t really modernize Medicare. It took the important step of creating coverage for prescription drugs,...

Acronyms of Doom

When I was in medical school, U.S. hospitals were plagued by only one kind of “superbug” or antibiotic resistant bacteria. Methicillin-Resistant...

Pursuing Palliation

We’ve known for a long time that breaking a hip can be devastating for an older person. It often leads to a loss of independence and it's...

The Robot Will See You Now

“Disease management” is all the rage. The reason? In the US and other developed countries, most diseases are chronic rather than acute and...

Kicking the Bucket

Even though you think and behave perfectly normally, you might already have Alzheimer’s disease. In fact, you might warrant the label of ...

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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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