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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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Brave New World

The brave new world of high deductible health insurance: the answer for controlling Medicare costs? The answer for anyone? See my comments...

Not Dying Yet

I used to think that palliative care was just for people who were dying. Then I found out—about a dozen years ago—that palliative care had...

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!

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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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