Hospice Providers Must Be Better Regulated

February 1, 2024 4 min read Too many hospice providers in the U.S. are run by private equity and for-profit corporations. A lack of regulation allows them to provide abysmal end-of-life care By The Editors Everyone deserves a good death—a choice about how they spend their final days, a peaceful, pain-free exit. That is the … Read more

People with Sickle Cell Deserve More Respect from Health Care Providers

More than 50 years ago my parents took a big chance. They fell in love, got married and had three daughters, not knowing that they both carried the genetic trait for sickle cell disease. When I first started my career in emergency medicine 28 years ago, the main treatments for this disease were intravenous fluids, … Read more