Tag Archives: Lessons

Bipolar disorder during pregnancy: Lessons learned

Careful management of bipolar disorder during pregnancy is critical because for so many patients with this illness, the road to emotional well-being has been a long one, requiring a combination of careful pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic strategies.Half of referrals to our Center for Women’s Mental Health – where we evaluate and treat women before, during, and… Read More »

Viewpoints: Lessons On A.I. And Health Disparities; #ThisIsOurLane Response Continues To Expand With Medical Community

Opinion writers focus on these health care issues and others. The New York Times: A.I. Could Worsen Health Disparities There are many questions about whether A.I. actually works in medicine, and where it works: can it pick up pneumonia, detect cancer, predict death? But those questions focus on the technical, not the ethical. And in… Read More »

Viewpoints: Lessons On The Brain’s Downward Spiral During Substance Abuse; Don’t Wait To Confront Alzheimer’s

Opinion writers weigh in on these health topics and others. Stat: Addiction Often Begins With A ‘Beautiful’ Boy Or Girl  In the American mind, drug addiction happens only to people “born under a bad sign.” That’s just not true. Worse, it implies that success in life protects individuals from addiction. Throughout my 50-year career working… Read More »