January 10, 2010 in Misc by RangelMD
The Earth’s climate is warming. Everyone knows this. So the ice in Antarctica should be melting at an ever increasing rate, right? Well, actually, no not really, unless you are the New York Times.
January 9, 2010 in Medicine by RangelMD
The results are in! Study finds that sex is healthy for you. Republicans slam results as politically biased.
January 6, 2010 in Medicine by RangelMD
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 by RangelMD
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
May 1, 2009 in Medicine by RangelMD
Dealing with hospital CEOs is like snake charming, or defusing bombs, or playing with fire, or kissing sick pigs. You get the idea. It’s dangerous. Things can go south quickly
November 15, 2008 in Medicine by RangelMD
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 by RangelMD
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
May 24, 2006 in Health Policy by RangelMD
A few questions about state medical boards (To ponder). In general; Why do doctors fear the state medical board (esp. here in Texas)? The general perception among physicians is that
October 26, 2004 in Medical Legal by RangelMD
(Via PointofLaw). Doctor Richard E. Anderson, chairman and CEO of The Doctor’s Company (a physician owned medical malpractice insurer) recently wrote “Defending the Practice of Medicine” for the Archives of
October 19, 2004 in Medical Legal by RangelMD
John Edwards cited a Congressional Budget Office report that the medical malpractice tort industry adds less than 1% to the total cost of health care in this country. But every