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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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What's Up, Doc?

Every week I scour the medical literature and the media in search of something newsworthy to report about aging and old people.  I discover and...

Get Old? Who, Me?

Yes, Virginia, there will be a White House Conference on Aging ( WHCOA ) this year—this July 13. Well, sort of. Congress never re-authorized the...

The denial of aging persists

Congress is still in denial....See upcoming blog post.

Shocking News

Much has been written lately about over-treatment of older patients. Only rarely does anyone suggest that older patients are getting too little...

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...

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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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