Ever see a sexual predator on the prowl? Well, this is what it often looks like In perhaps the most appallingly self-serving statement made by any medical practitioner in the year 2018, Doctor Larry Nassar - the former Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics physician convicted on hundreds of sex abuse incidents upon young women and girls - proclaimed that his case was, "not criminal. It should have been handled as simple medical malpractice." This, according to a repor
A "dirty dozen" physicians in New Jersey managed to step into deep legal doo-doo this past year. So if you plan on setting an appointment with any of these dufus-docs, you'd best have a great Plan B. None of these characters will be seeing patients in 2019. And society is far better for it. Here is a list kindly provided by the New Jersey State Office of Attorney General, that briefly explains why these medical maniacs' licenses were either suspended or revoked: Doctor George
For most of human history, people did not see the expertise of a physician in the hope of a cure. Physicians relied on patients' natural healing processes for recovery. Doctors primarily provided comfort - by the compassionate communication of a diagnosis, often accompanied by the symbolic prescription of herbs and salves. The physician acted as a supportive guide to the unfolding of a natural course of events. This approach is embodied in the many quotations attributed to Hi
In New York City two years ago a Columbia University physician named Robert Hadden confessed in court to "criminal sex act upon a patient". He was not sentenced to jail of course, because he was - as we've been reminding you for 10 years - a doctor. And in the United States criminal doctors are held to the lowest level of punishment, of any profession. The state medical board opted to revoke his license and the judge sent Hadden home like a brat in a lab coat. Fast forward t
The Paramedic Heretic could make this physician garbage-misbehavior up. Appallingly, we've never had to. Physicians commit more crime than any other profession. We're guessing you didn't know that. Who else keeps track of these lab coat lunatics?
Merck's reputation for excellence stinks to high heaven, and has for quite a while. It was 15 years ago - in 2003 - when the drug company tried to hide evidence of safety problems with their arthritis medication, Vioxx. They were ordered to pay $4.800,000,000 to governments and patients, to resolve thousands of lawsuits. That's BILLIONS - with a "B". In 2001 Public Citizen exposed secret documents proving that Schering-Plough - owned by Merck - had repeatedly failed to me
by PatricParamedic for Amazon Books “Gosnell: America’s Biggest Serial Killer” opened in October - and what an ugly blight on U.S. healthcare the story is. Those familiar with our work here at The Paramedic Heretic and Medical Miscreants may well recall we covered Gosnell's gruesome house of horrors in multiple articles as far back as 9 years ago. The movie is based on this excellent expose by co-authors and investigators Ann McElhinney and Phelim McAleer. The movie plays out
In case you haven't heard, the ICD-10 just happens to be the International Classification of Diseases, used in the diagnosis, treatment and billing in the world of medical care. The "10" simply means it is in its tenth edition of the protocols. Now you can trust us on this: when it comes to various & sundry ways to do things to your injured body and then charge you for services rendered, nobody - but NOBODY - is more creative than the disease-daft folks in the world of healt
Over the past 12 months of 2018 more than 2,400 doctors have been found guilty of serious misbehavior. Here's just one: In Rochester New York a local physician has been called a "Morally bankrupt predator." That's how Federal Judge Charles Siragusa described Doctor David Blasczak as he sentenced him to 22 years in federal prison. The former Wayne County physician finally confessed to collecting more than 2,500 photos and at least 76 videos depicting child pornography images.