April 16, 2010 in Health Care "Reform", Health Policy
What the hell is going on in Massachusetts?
April 9, 2010 in Health Care "Reform", Health Policy
Still waiting for your Obama check to arrive in the mail? Keep waiting.
April 8, 2010 in Health Care "Reform"
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is going to enable millions of additional patients to enter into community health care systems that are already poorly designed, underfunded, and overcrowded.
April 6, 2010 in Health Care "Reform", Health Policy
Given the political difficulty in fixing the perpetual 21% Medicare pay cut, maybe a few million angry voters will help things.
April 5, 2010 in Health Policy, Medical Ethics
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.
March 31, 2010 in Medicine
Sudden psychiatric symptoms following a brief febrile illness and headache in a young woman without any prior psychiatric disorder history.
March 30, 2010 in Medicine
Everything you always wanted to know about fatty acids, fish oil, and heart disease risk, but were afraid to ask.
March 29, 2010 in Medicine
2% of 1,000 Twitter messages regarding antibiotic use contained incorrect information.
March 27, 2010 in Health Care "Reform", Health Policy
With all the talk about preventive care and coordination of care during the current health reform efforts, you would think that this would have been one of the primary measures in the recent legislation. You’d be wrong.
March 23, 2010 in Medicine
Eating fat does not make you fat. It’s far more complicated than that. Fortunately, the solution is very simple.