Tag Archives: PATIENTS

Dr. Pimple Popper Just Exploded This Patient’s Back Cyst Like a ‘Firework’

Matthias De Boeck / EyeEmGetty Images The fourth of July may still be a couple of months away, but Dr. Pimple Popper brought the “fireworks” early on her Instagram account tonight. In a new video clip published on Thursday afternoon, Dr. Pimple Popper—aka, celebrity dermatologist Dr. Sandra Lee, MD—slices into a massive epidermoid cyst, unleashing… Read More »

Barriers to patients accessing their health data are falling

While the Office of the National Coordinator for HIT continues to remind providers of patients’ rights to electronically view, download and transmit their health information via application programming interfaces, many hospitals are already complying. Since 2014, eligible hospitals have been required to provide patients with the capability to get their information, and in 2017 nearly… Read More »

Patients’ own cells could be the key to treating Crohn’s disease

Rachel Sawyer, a communications manager who is 50 and lives in Anerley in south east London, was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease in 2000 and treated at Guy’s and St Thomas’. Although her condition is now under control, she supports other people who have Crohn’s and runs the Twitter account @Bottomline_IBD. She said: “One of the worst… Read More »