Health Care Heroes We Admire: Four Recent Whistle Blowers

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It’s not easy to be a health care hero. To go against the grain and step out of line, especially in an industry like health care that is built on a strict chain of command: interns acquiesce to residents; residents must defer to fellows; specialists trump fellows. But each of the people profiled below felt that their call to duty was greater than ... Read More...

Top Ten Doctors Viewed in 2009

Vitals.com just released the top ten doctor profiles viewed in 2009. 2009 was filled with news of unethical doctors, sports injuries, celebrity deaths and medical mysteries.  However, the top searched physician of '09 was the smallest doctor with the biggest heart, Dr. Jen Arnold of The Little Couple on TLC. Dr. Jennifer L Arnold, MD ... Read More...

Major Brown Treats Mounting US Army Injuries in Afghanistan

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Dr. Major William Augustus  Brown is the only US Army vascular surgeon for the entire country of Afghanistan.  The  trauma bay is his mainstay at the KAF Role III Hospital in Camp Dwyer. Dr. Brown is concerned about the rising number of serious injuries. The number of newly injured continue to climb.  On average, the hospital used to see ... Read More...