Karen Nash
Karen Nash is a medical reporter and media consultant based in Monroeville, PA.
How do you approach giving bad news to patients?
How do you approach giving bad news to patients?
“Be honest and forthright but try to do it as compassionately as possible,” one urologist advises.
How will health care change under a Trump presidency?
"I don’t know what to expect from any aspect of the President Trump camp. There is so much vagueness in what he says," one urologist said.
What is driving younger men to seek treatment for ED?
“I think we’re seeing more younger men coming in with erectile dysfunction, because there’s just a lot more publicity about the issue," one urologist said.
Which presidential candidate would be best for health care?
“I have difficulty seeing any real upside between the two candidates, from the physician perspective in general, or urology in particular," said one urologist.
What websites do you recommend to patients?
One urologist directs patients to the Johns Hopkins site, while another recommends the AUA homepage.
How have high cancer drug costs affected your patients?
“Patients are definitely running into problems affording these medications,” one urologist told us.
What should the AUA’s legislative priorities be?
"What the AUA can do for those of us in the trenches, so to speak, is to lessen some of the regulatory burdens that have been put on us," says one urologist.
Which candidate’s health care plan do you like?
Four urologists offer their takes on presidential candidates' health care plans.
What’s your take on a single-payer health care system?
Three urologists offer their takes on a single-payer health care system.

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