'Desperate Housewives syndrome'
Celebrities, such as Angelina Jolie, "appear to 'prove' that thinness in midlife bestows many real-life benefits, for example, sexual desirability, happiness, and wealth that may be particularly persuasive," said a recent study in Psychology of Women …
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Is bad bedside manner a conscious decision on the doctor's part?
Stanzler believes good bedside manner involves seeing the patient as a whole person, not just an illness. Like Waytz, she says the benefits are countless. Patient-centred care can lead to better physical and psychological outcomes for patients, …
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Flesh-eating bug victim makes progress
"We don't have to see physical progress, we seem to take comfort from simple words, silly actions and quiet moments." Aimee Copeland, who has been on life support since May 4, is in intensive care at Doctors Hospital in Augusta, Ga.
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