Longevity calculator

The Brits have come up with an interesting on-line calculator which enables people between ages 40 and 70 to estimate their risk of dying within the coming five years. The calculator relies on a massive database looking at 500,000 people living in Britain to assess what factors tend to foretell or forestall mortality. For men, the strongest Continue reading

Does physician attire affect patient satisfaction?

Here at the PHC Primary Care Blog, we have been remiss. It has been well over one year since we commented on physician fashion. An update is long overdue. When last we visited this subject, Dr. Kubota ruminated on the infection control implications of various items of physician dress. Let us now revisit the subject, but from a different vantage point: Continue reading