Prescription for Wellness in the new year – Commercial Appeal

On the third day of the new year, I was standing in a dimly lit lecture hall in front of 150 first- year medical students at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center talking about “wellness.” At that moment I thought, a decade from now, these young minds, bright faces and soft hands will be […]

Examining physicians: How do you feel? Better choices, care are goals – Commercial Appeal

Published: April 25, 2010  Doctors play a unique role in our lives. They ask us to undress, and then they lay their hands on our bodies. They give us drugs that alter our minds. We trust our doctors as much as we trust our spouses — sometimes more. Read More

The ballooning cost of prescription medications – Shelby Sun

Nearly 84% of the elderly take a prescription medication regularly. Each year we pay 10% to 17% more than the previous year for our medication, which is a rate higher than the rate of inflation and even higher than the overall rise in cost of healthcare. Why is this happening and what can we do […]