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GALLOWS HUMOR IN MEDICINE

http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/749289 an excellent review by KATIE WATSON of THE HASTINGS CENTER.. a must read for physicians.. Advertisements

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UNIVERSAL HEALTH CARE

http://www.dollarsandsense.org/archives/2011/0711friedman.html from theuniversity of minnesota, department of economics… nicely stated!!  

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PLEASE STOP!!

http://www.medpagetoday.com/tbprint.cfm?tbid=23158&small even more chicanery!!! at least DR. VARMUS has the decency to add several caveats..this article explores another dubious study backed by tobacco money..what about the INCREASED risk of cancer from THREE CAT SCANS a year!!!!! 20% risk reduction..and the … Continue reading

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just say NO to B.M.I.

 this article says it all..obesity “risk” is related to waist size and % body fat, not B.M.I.   please stop using this antiquated measurement/reference!!! http://www.nytimes.com/2010/08/31/health/31brod.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

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HOSPITALISTS

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/27/us/27hosp.html  good unbiased article from the NY TIMES…we all were “hospitalists” during residency..when the movement started,  i was very supportive because of my belief that an office-based MD can not care properly for in-patients.. the movement came under fire because … Continue reading

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Hello world!

the rain in spain falls mainly on the plain Continue reading

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