Dr. Arafiles’ Alternative Legal and Medical Treatments

February 24, 2010 in Medical Ethics

His response to being reported to the Texas Medical Board is just as unique as some of his medical treatments.

“Get Your S**t Together”

February 23, 2010 in Misc

Entitlement, excuse making, arrogance, and stupidity. These “qualities” on the rise in America have no social bounds.

The NHS Spends Millions on Placebos!?

February 22, 2010 in Health Care "Reform", Health Policy

The wit and wisdom that is socialist medical care funding.

e-Prescribing is Here!

February 17, 2010 in Health Care "Reform", Health Policy

I sent my first e-Prescriptions yesterday. I sent them to a local pharmacy using my trusty PracticeFusion EMR and it was very good. E-Prescribing is important as this not only
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The “Star Trek” Method of Hand Washing

February 15, 2010 in Medicine

Sci-tech may finally replace soap and water.

Vaccine Studies and Conspiracy Thinking

February 13, 2010 in Medical Ethics

The anti-vaccine conspiracy theorists cling tenaciously to a few studies of questionable quality and accuracy and serious credibility issues.

Physician Politicians?

February 12, 2010 in Health Care "Reform"

Is the answer to corruption and runaway spending in Washington to elect more doctors to Congress?

Source of Spirituality Found

February 10, 2010 in Medicine

Obviously religion and spirituality are not the same thing (one can have a lot of one of these without much of the other). Prior studies have found that religious ideation
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Is Cocaine Really That Harmful?

February 9, 2010 in Health Policy, Medicine

In 1986, Maryland basketball player and NBA 2nd overall draft choice, Len Bias had a seizure and died from a single intranasal dose of cocaine. In 2010 one guy uses cocaine to “unwind” on the weekends and wonders if it really is that dangerous.

Phobia of the Day

February 8, 2010 in Medicine

And the phobia* of the day is: “Wrongcontextophobia“. The fear of sending a sensitive and personal text to the wrong contact on your smart phone (or in the wrong context).
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