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About the Author: Kasley Killam, MPH is the founder of Social Health Labs, where she partners with cross-sector organizations on local, state, and national initiatives to reduce loneliness and improve social well-being. She holds a master’s from the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health.

A few years ago…


About the Author: Rohit Jayakar MD is a physician in the field of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, currently at Stanford Health Care. He specializes in treating musculoskeletal injuries, neurological injuries, and chronic pain.

I recently cared for an elderly woman who used to walk her dog every morning. When her…


A nurse examining an elderly patient’s foot

About the Author: Rohit Jayakar MD is a physician in the field of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, currently at Stanford Health Care. He specializes in treating musculoskeletal injuries, neurological injuries, and chronic pain.

I recently saw a gentleman in his mid-sixties who had a 20 year history of poorly controlled…


About the Author: Rohit Jayakar MD is a physician in the field of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, currently at Stanford Health Care. He specializes in treating musculoskeletal injuries, neurological injuries, and chronic pain.

My dad suffers from fronto-temporal dementia.

Seeing his condition progress has been tragic. His frustrations first stemmed…


About the Author: Rohit Jayakar MD is a physician in the field of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, currently at Stanford Health Care. He specializes in treating musculoskeletal injuries, neurological injuries, and chronic pain.

One of the many reasons I chose to work in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation came from an…


About the Author: Rohit Jayakar MD is a physician in the field of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, currently at Stanford Health Care. He specializes in treating musculoskeletal injuries, neurological injuries, and chronic pain.

Stroke is the world’s second leading cause of death. In the United States alone, someone has a…


About the Author: David I. Rappaport MD has been a Pediatric Hospitalist at Nemours/AI duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, DE since 2005. He is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Sidney Kimmel Medical College/Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia. …


About the Author: Rohit Jayakar MD is a physician in the field of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, currently at Stanford Health Care. He specializes in treating musculoskeletal injuries, neurological injuries, and chronic pain.

Despite the medical advances over the last several decades, chronic pain continues to be a very difficult…


For many Americans, taking prescription medications is as routine as walking the dog or brushing your teeth. Whether to prevent disease, manage chronic conditions, alleviate pain, or enhance the quality of life, prescription medication use is often a common facet of daily living.

While prescription drugs can undoubtedly provide important…


For most families, the arrival of a new baby offers limitless possibilities — and, understandably, some predictable challenges.

This new beginning stirs emotions of love, bonding, and pride. “How wonderful! Congratulations!” proclaim cheery friends and colleagues. A child’s first smile, first word, first step. . . these are milestones that…

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