A medical school’s ‘fuzziness’ is contributing to problems in health care

Medical schools have been plagued by problems with academic standards, faculty diversity and, in some cases, their ability to recruit, according to a new report.The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released a report Monday that found more than one-third of medical schools had academic standards in need of improvement, with one-quarter failing to …

How to identify and treat ‘unlikely’ chronic illness: Experts

The best way to identify people who are having a medical episode that is not normal is to have them visit a doctor.But if the symptoms are not apparent, or they have a history of other medical issues, a family doctor could be an ideal source.“A family doctor can identify patients with a history or …

How to Get Your Heart Stuck In a Coffin

A former high school student was charged with homicide in connection with the stabbing death of a man who had recently moved into his apartment in Brooklyn.The man was identified by police as a 29-year-old male who lived in the 5400 block of West 57th Street in Crown Heights, police said.On Sunday, a woman who …