Can medical marijuana be funny? Brad Nieder is a physician and comedian and can be reached at the Healthy Humorist.

Dr. Leon Pedell discusses algorithms and detective work in medical care. Courtesy of Before the Floors.

By now I’m sure you’ve heard about British woman who reportedly showed up for cataract surgery only to have her doctors discover that 27 contact lenses were unknowingly stuck IN her eye:
After this news story broke, many friends and family reached out to me asking how this could be possible! Here I will explain how this is (and isn't) possible by clarifying some ...


On June 30th, a physician entered a hospital in New York City with an assault rifle. He killed one person, a physician, and wounded six others. He then set himself on fire and shot himself in the chest, dying by suicide. I, nor anybody else, knows this man’s motives or what was going on in his head. But one detail in the story stuck out to me. According to CNN, ...


Eat less. Is it easier said than done? Brad Nieder is a physician and comedian and can be reached at the Healthy Humorist.

The data tells us when physicians run hospitals or clinics, those institutions have better health outcomes and higher employee satisfaction scores. So now, what do we do with that information? Watch and discuss. Jamie Katuna is a medical student.  She can be reached on Facebook.

Xiaoyin “Sara” Jiang, MD, FCAP often calls herself a cellular detective, solving the mystery of disease under the microscope. Surgeons send their patients’ tissue samples to her for a diagnosis, and she knows that getting the answers right is high stakes – life and death. Created by the College of American Pathologists.

The first time a physician heard the word, "STAT!" Brad Nieder is a physician and comedian and can be reached at the Healthy Humorist.

When Martina Wood received a diagnosis of stage 2 breast cancer, she was scared for her life. She also wanted answers to her questions about the disease and how to best move forward with her treatment. Seventy percent of all patient care decisions are based on a pathologist’s diagnosis, and yet most patients have never met the physicians responsible for guiding their treatment. Follow Martina on her journey for ...


Dr. Leon Pedell discusses a topic that physicians of all ages often find difficult: dealing with hopelessness, end of life care, and the actual death of a patient. Courtesy of Before the Floors.

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