Q About a year ago, I was given a spinal injection for a suspected hernia which has left me with a very painful lower back. Have you come across other people with long-term lower-back pain
New findings indicate that one in three patients in the US will be the victim of a medical blunder - a mistake in treatment, the wrong medication or dose, or an incorrect test result.
It all began with a fever. So begins The Year of Magical Thinking, Joan Didion’s extraordinary account of the events of 2003 and 2004, and memoir of her marriage to writer John Gregory Dunne.
The drugs industry has, for years, enjoyed a protected and privileged position that has allowed it to kill sections of its market with impunity. Sadly, those heady days seem to be coming to an end, at least in the United States.