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At grand rounds, sex columnist comes armed with advice

At grand rounds, sex columnist comes armed with advice

In the 1960s, Masters and Johnson moved the study of sex away from the anecdotal and into the scientific realm: they observed sexual encounters in a laboratory, monitoring brain waves, heart rates and signs of arousal. “Everything that could be measured was measured,” Ruth Westheimer, Ed.D., said during Department of Psychiatry grand rounds in September. “You may be wondering how they were able to find subjects willing to perform on demand. ... Fortunately for all of us, there were medical students who needed money,” she said, to much laughter.“Dr. Ruth,” who has for decades dispensed her advice on the radio, in newspaper columns and in...

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Stressing the human touch in health care

Stressing the human touch in health care

When Anna Quindlen told a friend with AIDS she was giving a talk at the Yale School of Nursing, the...

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Fighting assumptions about the disabled, as well as bias

Fighting assumptions about the disabled, as well as bias

People assume that the nation’s estimated 50 million disabled people live lives of grim struggle,...

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On eating well, and bringing values to the table

On eating well, and bringing values to the table

The family meal was once the central civilizing activity in a child’s life, says Alice Waters,...

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