Tag Archives: opinion

What we’ve learned about Ebola

As a physician and a public health advocate, you would think I’d have plenty to write about the Ebola outbreak.  To be honest, the whole situation has left me rather uninspired, mainly due to the ridiculous hysteria surrounding the disease … Continue reading

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hilarious blogger

Every once in a while on slow days at work, I peruse the internet looking for newsworthy articles to blog about or the latest funny blog. Well, today I found one. It’s titled Where Am I? and it’s hilarious.  Kristin’s … Continue reading

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Prepared to play doctor?

I’m not sure how I missed the article, but one of my favorite New York Times bloggers wrote a piece in April titled “Are Med School Grads Prepared to Practice Medicine?”  I applaud Dr Pauline Chen’s attempt to discuss the … Continue reading

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National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

I will undoubtedly get into trouble for this post.  So be it. October 1st marks the beginning of National Breast Cancer Awareness month, an annual international health campaign organized by major breast cancer charities every October to increase awareness of the disease … Continue reading

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Ultrasound – the new stethoscope?

If you walk around most hospitals, you’re likely to find a stethoscope hanging around the neck of a number of medical professionals.  It’s probably safe to say that no other instrument has had such a lasting impact on medicine as … Continue reading

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What killed Joan Rivers?

This morning, CNN published a story surrounding the death of the hilarious Joan Rivers, who died at New York’s Mount Sinai Hospital on Thursday after undergoing elective throat surgery at Yorkville Endoscopy.  Joan Rivers was laid to rest today with … Continue reading

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A tale of two medicines

I’m currently reading Jonathan Bush’s new book Where Does It Hurt? and it definitely got me thinking about a lot of issues in health care.  More on that to come for sure, but in the meantime a little story. A … Continue reading

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