Follow Us in January 2018

November 5, 2018

Here's an eye-opening newspaper ad, circa 1886.

We kinda like that these miracle meds would have cured us of our daily "dread." And who wouldn't?

November 4, 2018

An immigrant heart specialist who lived and worked in southern Kentucky has been sentenced to prison after being convicted of surgical medical fraud.

On Thursday in London Kentucky U.S. District Court Judge Gregory Van Tatenhove sentenced Doctor Anis Chalhoub to three a...

November 1, 2018

On this Halloween night plenty of ERs are staffing some seriously spooky characters.  Whether they are "healthy" for the patients is in the eye of the be-ghosted, so you be the judge:

Zombie Nurses 

This may be a curious choice on a trauma ward.  

We saw 3 fems in sc...

November 1, 2018

Over the course of any 12-month year we expose hundreds and hundreds of seriously crappy physicians. In no particular order, we thought you might be curious as to who made our "Top 10 Worst" last year. Trust us - we could easily list 1,000 more. And we never exaggerate...

October 29, 2018

We like to keep things fair & balanced around here. So here's a terrific essay by a terrific physician who happens to know a thing or two about a side of medicine you likely haven't thought about.

Introduction

Historically, family physicians moved among all the venues of...

October 26, 2018

It’s the start of the night-shift for the medics of Paramedics Plus. Already this rescue team is running  “Code 3" - lights and sirens, clearing a path down the freeway and weaving through intersections. They are en route  to, "a man down"  at a train station...

October 21, 2018

If the lowest form of humor is the pun, might the limerick reign king, bar none?

What's Wrong With a Few Stray Calories? 

A young foodie shunned meals that were fried
And would constantly mock and deride
People fond of cuisine
Neither wholesome nor lean,
Right up to the...

October 19, 2018

In Los Angeles the University of Southern California school administration has announced they will to pay $215,000,000 to former patients who were treated - and/or mistreated - by a former doctor now being investigated as a sexual predator.

"We hope we can help our comm...

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