Lake Effect essayist Bruce Campbell describes an interesting doctor-patient encounter.
In the years before I went to medical school, I worked as a nurse’s aide. Early one morning, one of the surgeons dropped by the Emergency Room in a particularly good mood. The ER doctor asked him why he was so happy.
Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews Liz Worthey, director of genome informatics for the genome medicine clinic at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin and the Medical College of Wisconsin.
A study by a Milwaukee researcher has identified additional genes related to a complex speech disorder affecting children, but the work could lead to a better overall understanding of defects in the human genome.
The U.S. is inching closer to the Affordable Care Act. On October 1, people can begin signing up for health insurance plans on the new federal exchange. One goal of the law is to help make health care more affordable.