An excerpt from Physician: How Science Transformed the Art of Medicine. While working at a community hospital in the Midwest in the early 2000s, I came to know Walter Stephenson (name changed), who was under my medical care during a lengthy ...

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saints To approve sainthood to a pope, the Vatican only needs one miracle. And there we have it, a new saint. Pope John Paul was named a saint by Francis after a Costa Rican woman is said to have been cured from a brain aneurysm after praying to John Paul in 2011. His first miracle, curing a French nun of Parkinson’s disease, was also ...

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shutterstock_120318682 We have come a long way in medicine, treating serious illnesses and preventing life-threatening diseases. As a hospital-based physician, I treat various severe diseases every day throughout the ICU, medical, and surgical floors. On a normal day, I roll at a fast pace -- admitting, treating and, discharging patients has become fairly routine for me. On any given day, we have an ...

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