June 28, 2010 in Health Care "Reform" by RangelMD
The Congressional health care reform boondoggle, otherwise known as the “Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act” expanded government funded health care to about 32 million Americans but other than some tepid insurance restrictions, basically screwed the rest of us. How is the new reform law doing at 90 days?
June 14, 2010 in Misc by RangelMD
The source of that annoying insect-like buzz heard at world cup matches.
June 10, 2010 in Medicine by RangelMD
Is 300 pixels per inch when viewed at 12 inches the limit of resolution for the human eye? Has anyone checked Steve Job’s math?
June 1, 2010 in Medicine, Misc by RangelMD
Tony Stark developed palladium toxicity that could only be treated with lithium dioxide and the creation of a new element.
May 27, 2010 in Health Care "Reform", Health Policy by RangelMD
The current health care system is doing a good job of driving away primary care providers by fixing it so that the harder they work, the less they make.
May 26, 2010 in Medical Legal by RangelMD
Even malpractice litigation that is without merit and is aborted in the early litigation process incurs significant legal costs that are ultimately passed on to the health care system at large.
May 24, 2010 in Health Care "Reform", Health Policy by RangelMD
In fact, it’s likely to make things worse.
May 21, 2010 in Health Care "Reform", Health Policy, Medical Ethics by RangelMD
The study of motivation in economic rewards models provides us a framework by which to look at how greed and the drive to maximize profit leads to more expensive and poorer quality health care.
May 19, 2010 in Medicine by RangelMD
There have been concerns about long term acid suppressive therapy. But until recently there has not been much hard data on the risks. That has now changed.
May 18, 2010 in Medicine by RangelMD
This is the opposite of the anti-MMR vaccine crowd. Not the least of which is because it is plausible.