Archive for the 'Health Care Anyone?' Category

Obama Health Care. Finally? Part I

Things related to health care have been quiet lately, mostly because of the current economic crisis.  President Obama inherited a huge mess from George Bush, and it will take nothing short of a miracle, or just good old fashioned time, to make it better.  During his first month in office, Obama has overseen the most […]

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Universal Health Care: A New Concept That Can Work

If you’ve read any of my previous posts, you’ll know that I am not a firm believer that any of the proposed solutions to the current health care crisis will work. Universal health care is a lofty goal but if there is any hope that it will work, it has to involve every American as […]

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Bedbugs; Recurrence of an Age Old Scourge

When I was a child my parents would tuck me into bed and say “Sleep tight and don’t let the bedbugs bite”. It was horrifying to hear, especially as a child, but mostly because I had no idea what the hell they were talking about. I really had no idea they were even a real […]

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Back to Health Care Related Issues

Now that the election is over and a Democrat will be taking office, maybe we can get back to where we were when Clinton was in office. During the Clinton years, stem cell research advanced by leaps and bounds. Researchers were on the verge of developing stem cell lines for the treatment of diabetes, parkinson’s […]

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Ethics in Health Care

I have a very unique and privileged position in the current healthcare environment. Not only am I blessed to be a clinician (see patients), I have the additional honor of being involved in the administrative aspect of medicine as well. Because of my unique position, I hold many committee memberships. One of those positions added […]

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