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From ‘House’ To ‘Diagnosis’: The Evolution of 21st-Century Medicine (As Seen On TV) – Forbes

Photo by Vince Bucci Getty Images I’ll admit it. I’m a medical-TV junkie, addicted to 21st-century doctor and hospital dramas (most of which are now streaming on Netflix and other services).  Although some physicians are bothered by sensationalized depictions of their profession, I appreciate these shows for what they deliver: equal parts entertainment and insight.… Read More »

A Drug Was Made For Just One Child, Raising Hopes About Future Of Tailored Medicine – WBUR

Julia Vitarello remembers the moment she realized that her daughter, Mila, was getting a drug designed specifically for her, one that might save her life. “Dr. Yu brought me down the hallway and opened a refrigerator and said, ‘Look.’ He pulled a tiny little glass bottle out, and it said, ‘milasen,’ ” Vitarello says. “I… Read More »