President Trump may be looking to create a new commission on vaccine safety. But the U.S. already has a committee on vaccine safety, which has proven vaccines to be very safe. So why do we need to re-examine this again?
The Future of Medicine is a blog to spur important conversations on navigating the complex and rapidly changing health care environment facing physicians, health care providers, patients, and our community. All the blog contributors are physician leaders in Palm Beach County Medical Society who are experts in their fields.
We need to embrace death when it’s inevitable. There are great books and an initiative on the topic, stressing the same idea: importance of having conversations about how we would like to be cared for when death approaches.
Obamacare — will it stay or go? Who knows what President Trump will do? For now, stay involved. Support healthcare advocacy groups. Be part of the process.
In Florida, the medical marijuana amendment passed by a wide margin. Now, doctors have to practice medicine by popular vote, not by pure science. This makes us a bit uncomfortable.