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Year of the Test Scandal

Year of the Test Scandal

An article in the USA Today recently discussed the epidemic of test tampering by teachers.  In fact, they are calling 2011 the year of the Test Scandal.  What does this have to do with...

Too Much Healthcare?

Too Much Healthcare?

Here is a great article from an ER doc.   His name is Thomas Doyle MD and he has a book coming out called “Suck It Up, America: The Tough Choices Needed for Real Health-Care...

Methadon’t

Methadon’t

Did you know that men on methadone treatment for drug addiction were more than twice as likely to be involved in traffic accidents?  To be fair, the study did not determine whether the people...

American Discharge

American Discharge

Heart attack patients from the United States were 68 percent more likely to be readmitted within one month of their discharge than patients in 16 other countries.  More evidence that we have a bad...

Social Needs

Social Needs

A recent survey by Harris Interactive found that eighty-five percent of primary care physicians and pediatricians say unmet social needs are directly leading to worse health for all Americans.  Only 20% of doctors feel...

Parents Hold The Key

Parents Hold The Key

There is just something about studies that point out the obvious that drive me nuts.   They seem to attract my attention which leads me to share them with you.  It’s like an itch...

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