Heather M Johnson, MD, MS

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November 23rd, 2012

Undiagnosed Hypertension in Younger Adults

Dr. Johnson answers questions about her research group’s study of undiagnosed hypertension in younger adults.


December 12th, 2011

More Commentary on Statin Drugs

I was delighted when my friend, Dr. Kevin Pho, accepted my recent post on statin drugs. As a ‘student’ writer, I was also happy to read more than a couple ‘robust’ comments. No worries here, bike racers and heart docs have thick skin. I penned six responses on the KevinMD post. The gist of the comment is […]


August 17th, 2011

E-doctoring?

The possibilities — and the limits — of giving medical advice online


July 28th, 2011

When Will Palliative Care and Hospice Discussions Be Considered Normal?

Guest blogger John Mandrola shares a clinical anecdote that gets to the heart of the matter on this delicate issue.