Leading medical journal’s “Swimsuit Issue” scrapped after complaints

BOSTON, MA – Editors of the prestigious New England Journal were left scrambling this week to quell a firestorm of bad publicity after copies of a planned swimsuit edition were leaked to the public.  The illustrious publication had apparently hoped to replicate the timeless success of Sports Illustrated with a similar swimsuit special, entitled “Scholarly Bodies: Top Physicians Submit It All for Peer…

2012 Geriatrics Conference Ends in Violence

MEADOWTON, VT – A quiet, bed-and-breakfast town in Vermont got a rude introduction to the gritty and sometimes tempestuous world of Geriatrics this week when the 2012 National Academy of Geriatrics conference turned ugly.  A seemingly harmless debate about management of inpatient delirium that broke out in one of the afternoon plenary sessions quickly escalated…