Dalai Lama’s doctor preaches compassion in medicine


Californian Dr. Barry Kerzin traveled to India nearly 30 years ago after he heard the Dalai Lama wanted a Western physician to help train traditional Tibetan doctors. Continue reading


How a small electrical jolt boosts the brain


A new process could “jump-start” brain functions, making them more effective. Continue reading


Linked learning jumpstarts health careers


At a high school in Oakland, California, students learn how to deliver a baby and tie a tourniquet as part of an education philosophy that emphasizes real-world health issues and skills. Continue reading


“Bigger than landing on the moon” – paralyzed man walks after new surgery


A formerly paralyzed man is walking again, in the first-ever case of recovery from complete paralysis. Continue reading

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