January 15, 2010 in Medicine
You hear it after every natural disaster that causes large loss of life and the massive earthquake in Haiti this week has been no exception: Dead bodies spread disease. Well, no, not exactly. The short answer is that corpses are not an infection risk for diseases they didn’t already have.
January 14, 2010 in Health Care "Reform"
MIT economist Jonathan Gruber and the Obama Administration are pushing Congress to include a massive tax on so-called “Cadillac” health care insurance plans under the theory that these expensive insurance products are causing high health care costs.The problem is that this theory is an unproven fantasy that Dr. Gruber was paid by the Obama Administration support.
January 12, 2010 in Health Care "Reform"
Medicare part D and expensive and senseless prescription drug utilization by physicians is reeking havoc in a non-capitalist responsive medical care system.
January 9, 2010 in Medicine
The results are in! Study finds that sex is healthy for you. Republicans slam results as politically biased.
January 6, 2010 in Medicine
People who can’t lose weight by diet and exercise often say that they have “slow metabolism”. But in reality, what they really have is fast denial.
November 23, 2009 in Misc
This what I get for sticking with a web host that has been given a grade of “F” by the Los Angeles branch of the better business bureau and who’s
November 15, 2008 in Medicine
Treatment with cholesterol lowering drugs is well proven to reduce the risk of a cardiovascular event (i.e. heart attack or stroke) in patients with elevated cholesterol but no prior history
October 26, 2008 in Medicine
The Texas Medical Board is entrusted in part to safeguard the medical care of the public by oversight of medical professionals. Every few months they go through thousands of complaints