While you are sitting in the waiting room for your annual mammogram, you can’t help thinking about the breast cancer epidemic among people you know. It seems like every day another female friend or relative is diagnosed.
Getting any sort of health-related testing can be nerve-wracking: Odds are that you're fine, but you know there's always a chance of getting bad news. Sometimes, though, the results aren't straightforward.
My mother is disappearing. Physically, she still looks my mother—maybe a bit thinner, but basically the same. But when I look into her eyes, the sparkle is gone.
Westport’s Barnes & Noble today hosted a standing room only crowd to hear first-time author Heather Frimmer talk about her new novel, “Bedside Manners.”
Heather Frimmer knows something about the medical world described in her debut novel, because she is a doctor.
Heather Frimmer, MD, a Connecticut-based breast and emergency room radiologist sought to “do something a little more creative” and forayed into writing a novel that highlights an important topic she manages at her day job: cancer diagnosis.
As a radiologist specializing in breast imaging, I see first hand the anxiety associated with mammography. My book, Bedside Manners, addresses some of the motions that surround patients’ experience with this.
You have just finished your annual mammogram, but this time, something doesn’t feel right.
All of us lead busy lives. But Heather Frimmer’s is busier than most.
Bedside Manners, a novel written by Weston resident and radiologist Dr. Heather Frimmer, will be published in October by Spark Press. The book is based upon her experiences on the job.