Category: Archived Blogs

OMG, Not A Sunburn!

OMG, Not A Sunburn!

An article in the Boston Globe looks at a Pediatrics study and throws out another scare to make us run into our caves.   Like a horror movie it is titled: Most students have...

The 2.8%

The 2.8%

  On January 28th, I blogged about the “commercial” in the WSJ proclaiming how insurance companies are going to pay primary care doctors more.   I called it a trap because really it is...

Perspective

Perspective

“The practice of medicine will be very much as you make it – to one a worry, a care, a perpetual annoyance; to another, a daily job and a life of as much happiness...

It’s the Compliance Issue, Stupid

It’s the Compliance Issue, Stupid

I found this in a WSJ article.  The article is here but this information should put to bed the argument that doctors be paid depending on how well their patients labs, blood pressure or...

Still Need Tort Reform

Still Need Tort Reform

The American Medical News did a nice piece on tort reform.  I highly recommend you take a look.  Here are the highlights: The good news: California’s $250,000 noneconomic damages cap  was upheld by an...

A Doctor’s Note

A Doctor’s Note

I found this being passed around on Facebook.  Who knows if it is true?  If it is then there is something missing.  I finished it for the author: It was approximately 8.30 a.m. on...

The Smoking Thing

The Smoking Thing

When patients take an active role in harming their own health it becomes a very controversial topic.   As physicians, we rarely ever turn away a patient.  We try, as consultants, to guide him...

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