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Let’s See Each Other

A few weeks ago, I got an unexpected Facebook message from a fellow mom.  She’d seen me struggling in the checkout line. I had stopped by the dollar store to grab milk with three grumpy kidlets in tow. I want to share what she wrote because we need more of this in the world, now…

I Pre-Ordered a Dr. Fauci Bobblehead Doll

For $25 you too can get the Dr. Fauci bobblehead deal. Is it legit? I think. Here is the article in Newsweek. For a mere $25 you can own the Dr. Fauci bobblehead, while also supporting the American Hospital Association (AHA) and the 100 Million Mask Challenge, an effort to produce personal protective equipment rapidly to…

Seven. Minute. Abs. Who Needs Training? Who Needs Education?

We really think they can shorten that intense, hands-on online work, don’t you? Maybe they should count the volunteer work they did in high school towards the degree? Even better, how about doing it in 18 months? No. No. Not 18! 19 is the key number…… Hitchhiker : You heard of this thing, the 8-Minute Abs?  Ted : Yeah,…

Let’s go Fishing: Severe Illness Associated with Using Non-Pharmaceutical Chloroquine Phosphate to Prevent and Treat Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

            Good Lord!! Is this how we have evolved as Humans in the year 2020? With all the technology, we’re just now learning how to wash our hands and some are buying fish tank additives to consume to prevent the COVID-19. According to the The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), individuals are ingesting non-pharmaceutical chloroquine phosphate,…

Old Time Medicine

While on the phone today talking to a presumptive Covid patient, it struck me that I was practicing Old Time Medicine. I practice in Westchester County, NY right where the Greater New York City epicenter began. As a general internist solo-practitioner, I make my own rules. Every other medical office in my building is closed.…

Health Insurer CEOs Donating Their 2020 Salaries and Bonuses to Frontline Health Care Workers!

This story is unbelievable. The CEOs of the eight largest publicly-traded insurance companies, who made $143.5 million in total compensation in 2018 (2019 numbers are not out yet), will be donating ALL of their salaries and bonuses to the healthcare workers who are on the frontline during this pandemic. Each one of them has agreed…

Retired Hospital Administrator Comes Out of Retirement During COVID-19 Crisis!

Just kidding. What is he going to do anyway, other than fire doctors or reprimand them for wearing any PPE they can find. Even worse, the newly unretired hospital administrator would just go back to “work from home” doing the same thing he was doing when retired. The only difference is that he would get…