I AM SO EXCITED ABOUT THE FOLLOWING 10 TIPS!!!! I truly think that this information will empower you to take control of your health. The tips are also helpful for being the best healthcare advocate for a loved one. I have included lots of links to reputable sources of evidence-based recommendations and medicine as well.  …

No. 15: My patient tried to kill himself

7 minute read- Intern year: “NO! Please don’t! PLEASEEEEE!” came the blood curdling scream of a 16-year-old girl. She was shaking and crying in anticipation of pain, and I couldn’t blame her: the resident taking care of her was about to pull off her fingernail in order to drain a collection of pus in the tip …