This describes the testimony of an Obama official in charge of Medicare, and he targets the bureaucracy, but it makes a very interesting read. He clearly is totally apolitical and just trying to improve Medicare, but gets attacked by Republicans, of course. I won't try to comment on the whole ... Read More about Medicare Expert Testifies and Decries Waste
I've been meaning to incorporate some of my reading into the blog for awhile, so here's my first attempt. This is from a book called "Secrets of Longevity" by Dr. Mao Shin Ni. "More than 40 million Americans, one out of six, have some form of arthritis- but you don't have to be one of them. Recent ... Read More about Longevity: Live Long Without Arthritis
In the "First Do No Harm" file we have this article outlining the dangers inherent in certain medications. All of these meds have been around a long time, and all are "tried and true." Is it maybe time to review their safety or risk benefit ratio? I would take issue with them lumping aspiring ... Read More about Most Hospitalizations in Elders due to Four Drugs
I was speaking to one of my Medical School classmates at my recent reunion about this very topic. (I went to Tulane Medical School and was speaking to Dr. Oliver Sartor, a specialist and expert in Prostate Cancer.) We were discussing this because his area of expertise is prostate cancer, and ... Read More about What's in a name? Time to rename "cancer?"
Here's a link to the interview. I wish I hadn't been so wordy and wonkish. But if the shoe fits...Info on my practice here. ... Read More about Interview with ME! in the Examiner