The title of this post is a twist on one of my favorite songs, "Once Bitten, Twice Shy", by Ian Hunter, former lead singer for the British band Mott the Hoople. If you're not familiar with the phrase, here is the definition from the Cambridge Dictionary: said when you are frightened to do something again because … Continue reading Once Botched, Twice Shy?
It's a question most people would never think to ask, but it could mean the difference between life and death. When is your surgeon's birthday? Researchers at UCLA say older patients who undergo emergency surgery on their surgeon’s birthday are more likely to die within a month than others who have the same or similar procedures on … Continue reading Before Your Next Surgery, Be Sure to Ask This Question