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Looking Back at 2017

Looking Back at 2017

2017 was a year that saw guidelines in flux, with some being strengthened and others toppled altogether. We witnessed the continuing fallout from practices that produced tragically unintended consequences. And we saw artificial intelligence enter the medical field...
Holiday Buffet

Holiday Buffet

In honor of our upcoming Thanksgiving holiday, this blog is a buffet of topics I’ve collected over the past few months. And as we close this rancorous election season, let’s peacefully reach across the table and settle the debate of what pie to serve: the...
We’re Not Always Right

We’re Not Always Right

I heard an uplifting story the other day on the radio. It was an interview with the current head of NASA, Charles Bolden, who shared his experience as a youth trying to gain entrance to the Naval Academy. Mr. Bolden dreamed of becoming an astronaut, which for a black...
Year in Review

Year in Review

It’s time once again for Baskin Clinic’s annual Medical Year in Review, where we bring you developments in medicine and science that have either escaped the popular press, or deserve deeper scrutiny than most sound-bite shows offer. You’ll notice a...