Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. David Cohen Critically Injured in John Hopkins Shooting

A man shot and wounded Dr. David Cohen at the prestigious Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, and then killed himself and a third person according to police reports. Dr. David Cohen, is an orthopedic physician and was appointed Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at the Johns Hopkins Medical Center. According to Vitals.com, Dr. ... Read More...

Dr. Patricia Quinlisk Suggests a Third Dose of the Mumps MMR Vaccine

My son just found out his absent teacher just contacted mumps on the first day of school. It seems like every day someone else has come down with the mumps. A new study in the Sept. 1, 2010 issue of the Journal of Infectious Diseases measured the U.S. population’s immunity to mumps. Dr. Preeta Kutty, MD, MPH, and other researchers at the ... Read More...

Dr. John Hong Concerned About New Superbug

Dr. John Hong warns about a new Superbug that is on the move in England.  The Superbug is resistant to different antibiotics and is resistant to most drugs. Already in the UK , 37 people were identified with the Superbug connected with surgeries done in India.  Fears are that this will spread quickly and it's just a matter of time before it comes ... Read More...

Vitals.com Is Leader Among Doctor Rating Websites In Study by Dr. Tara Lagu

Dr. Tara Lagu studied over 30 websites that provide reviews and ratings on US doctors. Vitals.com had high scores in number of physicians listed, their full names and number of ratings and reviews. Vitals is extremely pleased with Dr. Lagu's findings, as we work hard to have the most complete and accurate doctor information. Vitals provides ... Read More...

Dr. Conrad Murray: Life Saver and Name Dropper

Will Dr. Conrad Murray do anything to save a life? On the weekend, Dr. Murray reportedly saved a woman's life on a US Airways flight from Houston to Phoenix. The 23 year-old passed out, Dr. Murray ran for the plane's emergency kit and used the IV on the patient. The first shocking words that were heard by the patient when she regained ... Read More...

“Vitals For Hospitals” Helps Hospitals Promote Their Doctors

Hospitals are increasingly finding themselves in an extremely competitive marketplace for new patients. As a result, hospitals costs for advertising and marketing have soared in the last decade. To control costs, hospitals are desperately looking to effectively advertise to the ever growing numbers of patients who are using the internet to lookup ... Read More...

Attention Doctors: Find Patients at Vitals.com

Vitals is the nation’s most robust, online resource for helping consumers find the doctor that’s right for them. 4 million visitors come to Vitals.com each month in search of a doctor for themselves or their loved one. Vitals matches up the patients’ needs to the right doctor and fills up those waiting rooms.  You’ve got the practice - We ... Read More...

TIME Top Thinkers: Drs. Douglas Schwartzentruber & Larry Kwak

I will never forget the day I heard the words "You have cancer." They are three of the most chilling words you can ever hear, stripping you of control over your life, not to mention any confidence that life will even continue. Drs. Douglas Schwartzentruber, 53, and Larry Kwak, 51, may change all that. Science has long sought a cure — or at ... Read More...

Dr. Jennifer Ashton On Pros & Cons of California Legalizing Marijuana

Dr. Jennifer Ashton (cbsnews.com)

420 or April 20, has evolved into a counterculture holiday, where people gather to celebrate and consume cannabis, originating from teenagers gathering after school since the 1970s. As California is looking to legalize marijuana in the next 6 months, Dr. Jennifer Ashton addresses the legalization with experts from both sides of the contentious ... Read More...

Barney Frank & Partner Dispute Health Care Bill with Ophthalmologist Sisters

How dare those Ophthalmologists ask Senator Barney Frank a few questions about his health care policy on a plane and disturb his watching. In Barney's own words: “They wanted to talk to me, but I apologized and said I like to read and watch on planes.” Perhaps he finally had the time to read the health care bill and didn't want to be ... Read More...