AAOS Now, July 2013
AAOS Members Share Accounts of Bombing
“It was a perfect day for a marathon—55 degrees and sunny,” said Vivek Shah, MD, of April 15, 2013, the day a terror attack rocked Boston. The air of jubilation on the cool, crisp day of the Boston Marathon quickly turned to one of horror when two bombs exploded near the finish line just before 3 p.m. Eastern time, killing three people, and wounding more than 200 others. Dr.
Buyer Beware of Foreign Drugs, Devices
Perhaps more than ever before, physicians are being inundated with fax and Internet advertising by foreign pharmacies selling prescription drugs and medical devices. Often, the prices are well below those set by the physician’s usual domestic drug and device suppliers.