Tag Archives: Lessons

Viewpoints: Lessons On Teaching Parents To Be Calm About Vaccinations; With Hurricane Season Here, Is There A Plan To Protect Immigrant Children In U.S. Custody?

Opinion writers weigh in on these public health topics and other issues. The Wall Street Journal: How To Persuade Parents To Vaccinate Their Kids The current outbreaks of measles are largely a result of parents being afraid to vaccinate their children—a fear that increased dramatically after a 1998 study in the Lancet falsely linked the… Read More »

Bipolar disorder during pregnancy: Lessons learned

Careful management of bipolar disorder during pregnancy is critical because for so many patients with this illness, the road to emotional well-being has been a long one, requiring a combination of careful pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic strategies.Half of referrals to our Center for Women’s Mental Health – where we evaluate and treat women before, during, and… Read More »

Economics Lessons from the Subcontinent: India’s Coronary Stent Policy

By ANISH KOKA MD It is commonly believed that deliberate, careful price regulation by enlightened technocrats trumps the haphazard and chaotic regulation of prices imposed by the free market—especially when the market is subject to greed and corruption. A most interesting case study challenging that belief comes courtesy of the largest Democracy in the world:… Read More »