The words of the year as 2019 ends appear to be “OK Boomer” and “woke.” To this Boomer, it appears that the younger generation is blaming us for all the evil in the world, from their perch of “woke” moral superiority. They consider us to be out of touch and over the hill. According to Merriam-Webster, “woke” means “aware of and actively attentive to important facts and issues (especially issues of racial ...

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Stock photos of “health care workers” who attend patients — physicians are no longer distinguishable — usually feature a stethoscope draped around the neck. But some, such as cardiologist Eric Topol, consider the stethoscope obsolete, nothing more than a pair of “rubber tubes.” The most important part of the stethoscope is the part between the ears. But some think that will be replaced by artificial intelligence and the rubber tubes by sophisticated ...

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