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Ask the Doctor: D. Todd Detar, DO, Answers Questions about Osteopathic Medicine and His Role in the Community

D. Todd Detar, DO Q. What attracted you to medicine? A. While studying health education at the University of Delaware, a college sports injury ended my life’s dream of becoming an NFL player. One of my coaches saw an opportunity for me to work as a trainer for the Philadelphia Phillies, and over time, I… Read More »

‘Into the Covid ICU’: A New Doctor Bears Witness to the Isolation, Inequities of Pandemic

Can’t see the audio player? Click here to listen on SoundCloud. This week marks a grim milestone: Half a million Americans have died of covid-19. KHN reporter Jenny Gold, in collaboration with Reveal from the Center for Investigative Reporting and PRX, spent eight months following one first-year medical resident working on the front lines of the… Read More »

Boy’s leukaemia missed by doctor

The parents of a young British boy who was diagnosed with a form of cancer say the diagnosis has turned their “whole world upside down” after alleging the doctor originally misdiagnosed the boy with growing pains. Jaxson Clark, 4, was taken to the doctor by his parents in November experiencing a temperature, swelled lymph nodes,… Read More »