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
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.
Abstinence-only sex education has never been shown to work well. What if they just threw out all of that “no sex until marriage” stuff and instead, focused on the hazards of teenage sexual activity?
Trial lawyers and Democrats already know what happens to the practice patterns of physicians when their malpractice liability goes up. That’s why Washington has all but ignored national medical malpractice reform lately.
January 30, 2010 in Medical Ethics
There are a ton of misconceptions and outright falsehoods regarding doctors and substance abuse problems. This is not helped by media reports that make it seem as if physicians are abusing every substance “under the sun”. There is not an army of crazy, addicted, physician zombies out there ready to eat your brains.