Psychologist Willoughby Britton says informing people about the risks of mindful meditation is a public health issue. (Credit: Karen Philippi)
Full Mind

Willoughby Britton believes in the power of mindfulness meditation to change your brain-and your life–for the better. She just wants…

Scott A. Allen MD'91, professor of medicine at the University of California, Riverside, left, and Josiah Rich, MD, MPH, professor of medicine at Alpert Medical School, with Alex, a Sesame Street character whose father is in jail. Rich and Allen wrote in the Annals of International Medicine in October 2014 that "if incarceration has become such a common like experience that it has a home on Sesame Street," then physicians and policymakers can no longer ignore its impact on economic and health inequality.
P is for Prison

Scott A. Allen MD’91, professor of medicine at the University of California, Riverside, left, and Josiah Rich, MD, MPH, professor of medicine at Alpert…

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Howard A. Hall, MD

Howard A. Hall, 80, of South Dartmouth, MA, and Providence, died October 25, 2014. An obstetrician and gynecologist in private practice and on…

Truth to Power

When she stood up for America’s warriors, VA physician Phyllis Hollenbeck had to become a warrior, too.

Professor of Medicine Timothy Flanigan in Liberia. (Courtesy Timothy Flanigan)

Professor of Medicine Timothy Flanigan, MD, has his temperature taken by an infrared “no touch” thermometer, which prevents transmission of…

(Credit: Mindy Oswald)
Branching Out

A new respiratory disease group unites investigators across disciplines with a common goal.

A Doctor Poet?

She hoped to get accepted to medical school in spite of being a writer. Brown wanted her because she was…

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