Unnecessary Spinal Injections?

October 8, 2012 in Health Policy, Medicine by RangelMD

The way we treat and reimburse the treatment of chronic back pain in this country is deficient and dysfunctional.

Why Health Care is Not Like a Cell Phone

October 5, 2012 in Health Policy by RangelMD

When is a cell phone not a coronary artery bypass graft?

Michael Jackson’s Doctor Sues to Get Texas License Back

October 3, 2012 in Medicine by RangelMD

His medical license was suspended upon his initial conviction.

ER Mythology in Health Care Reform

October 1, 2012 in Health Care "Reform", Health Policy by RangelMD

Claiming that the ER is the solution to or the reflection of the crisis of the uninsured in this country will get you further into the realm of mythology than reality.

Did Sleep Apnea Save This Country?

September 25, 2012 in Medicine, Misc by RangelMD

A common affliction may have saved us from another Texan in the White House.

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.

Long Office Wait Times: Don’t Blame the Patients

August 9, 2012 in Health Care "Reform", Health Policy by RangelMD

Blame the system.

Adding to the Obesity Epidemic

August 7, 2012 in Health Policy by RangelMD

What if food stamp programs are leading to greater rates of obesity and bad dietary habits among the poor?

Constitutional Ammendments Needed by Our Medical Professionals.

July 22, 2012 in Health Care "Reform", Health Policy by RangelMD

Our nation’s medical professionals need protection as well.