February is National Cancer Prevention Month

Cancer is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality in older adults. As longevity in this population increases, there is a growing need to proactively advise patients on their risk for certain kinds of cancer and the screening options that are available to them. In honor of this importance observance, catch up with Clinical Geriatrics […]

King’s Fund’s Enhancing the Healing Environment Program

Founded in England, the King’s Fund is a charity working to improve health and health care with the goal of bringing people together to learn, share knowledge, and debate over the care given today. Their new project, the Enhancing Healing Environment, works with nurses and medical teams to improve the environment in which patient care […]

The Brain vs. Brawn Debate

As the athlete matures in their late 20s and early 30s, the physiologic processes slowly decrease and efficiency and maturity and other cerebral skills emerge.┬áThere are two rainbow arcs that describe this brawn-brain interaction.┬áThe arc of brawn rises earlier than the arc of brain-based skills, which appears later only when brawn starts on its downslope […]