Drug Testing Without Cause

July 2, 2013 in Medical Ethics by RangelMD

What is the fastest way to lose your rights to due process in this country?

Are Homosexual Denialists Really Bisexual?

August 27, 2012 in Featured, Health Policy, Medical Ethics by RangelMD

Why people believe what they believe.

Rape and Conservative Mythology

August 20, 2012 in Health Policy, Medical Ethics by RangelMD

The best course of action for conservatives faced with a conundrum is to pretend that the problem doesn’t exist.

Definition of Ideological Confusion

March 15, 2012 in Medical Ethics, Misc by RangelMD

Do as we say. not as we do.

How Greed Makes for Bad Doctors

May 21, 2010 in Health Care "Reform", Health Policy, Medical Ethics by RangelMD

The study of motivation in economic rewards models provides us a framework by which to look at how greed and the drive to maximize profit leads to more expensive and poorer quality health care.

Specialty Board Re-certification: Improving Care or a Money Makeing Racket?

April 5, 2010 in Health Policy, Medical Ethics by RangelMD

Repeated testing of physicians seems like a good idea. To bad that there is no proof that this makes any difference in the delivery or quality of patient care.

Does Free Speech Apply to Doctors?

April 3, 2010 in Medical Ethics, Medical Legal by RangelMD

Many stand on their soap boxes and proclaim that politics and patient care should not mix. But mix they do and the simple act of patient care does not strip the physician of their first amendment rights.

Winning the Vaccine Wars

March 2, 2010 in Health Policy, Medical Ethics by RangelMD

Statistically speaking, we are winning the vaccine wars . .

DWT vs DWI

February 27, 2010 in Health Policy, Medical Ethics by RangelMD

It’s like driving with your eyes closed for five seconds or more. This is the equivalent to driving while texting (reading or writing). It’s twice as likely to cause a
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Dr. Arafiles’ Alternative Legal and Medical Treatments

February 24, 2010 in Medical Ethics by RangelMD

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