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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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All or None

My father turned 90 today. He has Parkinson’s disease and dementia, both of which involve his brain, but the rest of his organs are going...

Call the Concierge

My mother got a letter from her doctor this week informing her that he is going into “concierge medicine.” If she wants to keep him as her...

No News is Bad News

It’s that time of year again, when the Alzheimer’s Association releases its annual report: Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures . The 2014...

Lots Lumps

Geriatrics would be a good deal easier if every older person suffered from just one medical condition. But most elderly people have more than one...

Getting Autonomy Right

My father will be 90 next month. He lives in a nursing home because he needs help with all the most basic tasks—eating, dressing, bathing,...

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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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