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6 Health Conditions Affecting Women More Than Men

Both women and men have health disparities we might not think a lot about. There are the obvious biological health differences such as the fact that only men can develop prostate cancer or only women can develop uterine cancer.<p>Then there are other health problems that both men and women can be …

The Menopause and "Brain Fog" Phenomenon

Hot flashes and night sweats get all the attention when it comes to menopausal symptoms, but for many women, it's the way perimenopause and menopause …

Teaching the process of obtaining informed consent to... : Academic Medicine

This paper describes a unit on the informed consent process taught to 119 first-year students at the Michigan State University College of Osteopathic …

Teaching

Has medicine taken a turn towards darkness?

Published: 11 February 2016 by Eunice Minford<p>Part one (read part two)<p>When we think of the doctor as scholar, we may imagine someone who is learned, …

Medicine

Study delivers bleak verdict on validity of psychology experiment results

A major investigation into scores of claims made in psychology research journals has delivered a bleak verdict on the state of the science.<p>An international team of experts repeated 100 experiments published in top psychology journals and found that they could reproduce only 36% of original findings.<p>…

Psychology

Valuing osteopathy: What are (our) professional values and how do we teach them?

Abstract<p>This paper explores the role that values play in professional practice, in particular, osteopathic practice. Although there is a degree of …

Integrity: is it still relevant to modern healthcare?

Dean of Osteopathic Education Development at the British School of Osteopathy (BSO), London, and Professor of Osteopathy and Philosophy, University …

Re-evaluating ‘osteopathic principles’

Abstract<p>From its inception, ‘Principles of Osteopathy’ have been key statements defining the distinctive features of osteopathy and osteopathic …

Causes of illness in clinical practice: A conceptual exploration

Boorse C.: 1975, ‘On the Distinction between Disease and Illness’, <i>Philosophy and Public Affairs</i> 5, 49–68.Google Scholar<p>Boorse C.: 1977, ‘Health as a …

Promoting critical thinking in health care: Phronesis and criticality

Araya, R.F.: 1996, 'The outlook of the teckhne iatrike', <i>Theoretical Medicine</i> 17(2), 163-173.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar<p>Barnett, R.: 1997, <i>Higher</i> …