In August 1972, four students of the class of 1976 began their study of medicine in Northwest Indiana at what was called then the Northwest Center for Medical Education. Those students spent only their first year here before moving to the main campus in Indianapolis to complete their training.
The phrase "serious health care problem" usually refers to cancer, heart disease and other disorders. There's another looming health care problem that must not be ignored by policymakers, however. The United States is not generating enough new doctors to meet anticipated demand.
Dementia can sneak up on families. Its sufferers are pretty adept at covering lapses early on, and spouses are sometimes there to compensate.
Alexis McKenzie's mother had mild dementia, but things sounded OK when she phoned home: Dad was with her, finishing his wife's sentences as they talked about puttering through the day and a drive to the store.
Prostate cancer is a major killer and the most common cancer among men. So it's no wonder that a new national recommendation on screening — or rather, not screening — for the disease has triggered a stir in the media, confusion among the public and an outcry from patients who credit the test…
Finding ways to keep a lid on the pressure is becoming ever more difficult for doctors-in-training, according to a new Mayo Clinic study.
WHITING | Capitalizing on its distance from the BP Refinery and the number of steel mills in the area, a new medical practice will focus on family care and industrial/occupational medicine.
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