Americans are drowning in medical debt, so this nonprofit is buying — and forgiving — it

JUDY WOODRUFF: And on another health care story, Congress is still trying to work out a compromise on a different pocketbook issue, eliminating surprise medical bills. The problem can drive many people into deep debt. Our economics correspondent, Paul Solman, has a report on that debt and a unique effort to help people in need. […]

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The Loneliness Epidemic | Surgeon General Vivek Murthy on Social Isolation

[ZDoggMD] For in healthcare in particular, I think it hits a core with us. That loneliness, social isolation, this feeling of being detached and disconnected. We have a hugely high suicide rate. We have a huge rate of burnout. And, and how many people really understand us? How many of us marry doctors? – Mhm. […]

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Scripps MD Anderson Cancer Center Medical Director Discusses 2019 Cancer Advances – KUSI

– Well, there have been some major advancements surrounding cancer care here in San Diego this year, and joining us to review some of the key cancer care highlights of 2019 is Dr. Thomas Buchholz of Scripps and The Anderson Cancer Center. Good morning! – Good Morning – Great to have you here again! – […]

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Scripps Plastic Surgeon Manish Champaneria, MD

My medical interests include reconstructive microsurgery, transgender surgery, which includes top surgery and facial feminization as well as breast reconstruction, as well as lymphedema surgery. I specialize in generalized plastic and reconstructive surgery. My microsurgical training helps me perform advanced microsurgical reconstruction, which includes breast reconstruction, novel lymphatic surgeries, in addition to transgender plastic surgery. […]

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