Dr. Marc Siegel is a practicing internist and an associate professor of
medicine and a fellow in the Master Scholars Society at New York
University School of Medicine. He is a weekly columnist for the New
York Daily News, a frequent contributor to the Los Angeles Times, the Washington Post and The Nation. He is a member of the board of contributors at USA Today. He appears frequently on CNN, the Fox News Channel, and the NBC Today Show. He is the author of False Alarm: the Truth About the Epidemic of Fear and most recently, Bird Flu: Everything You Need to Know about the Next Pandemic (Wiley).
My patient John Elias, with a fixed income from Social Security and a small pension, is a perfect candidate for prescription drug coverage.
My right eyelid twitches on an irregular but steady basis. Is this anything to worry about? Or is it just age and the worries of the world?
Dear Dr. Marc,