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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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The Age-Cost Connection

It’s been well known for a long time that the amount Medicare spends on patient care every year increases with age. That’s not entirely...

Going, Going, Gone!

Per capita spending on older people goes up with age. Does it ever stop? See post this weekend.

Goals, Goals, and then What?

Last week’s New England Journal of Medicine asked readers to weigh in on who should initiate a conversation about goals of care with the patient...

The Goal of Goals

Why have a discussion about goals of care? See post on Sunday.

Is the ICU Good for Your Health?

Your goals of care determine what kind of medical treatment makes sense for you—or they should. If you want any treatment, however painful or...

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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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