Saturday, February 09, 2013

Saturday Stories: Good Medicine, Oz, and Siberian Solitude

The incomparable Edzard Ernst shares his vision of what constitutes good medicine.

Michael Specter in the New Yorker on whether or not Dr. Oz is doing more harm than good.

Not a happy story, but a fascinating one, of 40 years of actual solitude for one Siberian family.

[And if you don't follow me on Twitter or Facebook, here's my weekly US News and World Report column on why a diagnosis of sleep apnea may be more of a blessing than a curse.]