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posted 04/01/2013

The medical equivalents of U-Haul, Home Depot and rental rug shampooers, self service operating rooms have been the subject of debate and excitement.

posted 08/21/2012

What if you could take one pill and live 10 years longer? What if that pill also made you bald? What if the pill made you bald and nauseous? What if that one pill made you bald, nauseous, dizzy, impotent, and blind?  Would you take that pill? 

posted 07/05/2012
posted 06/14/2012

Today would have been easier if I did not give a damn. Easier if suffering was not real. Much easier, if I did not care. ...

posted 05/25/2012

An oncologist offers his perspective on medical errors. The driving force is fear and guilt: fear for the mistakes you might make, guilt for the mistakes you already made.

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The medical equivalents of U-Haul, Home Depot and rental rug shampooers, self service operating... more »
posted 04/01/13
What if you could take one pill and live 10 years longer? What if that pill also made you bald?... more »
posted 08/21/12
The Art of Medicine... more »
posted 07/05/12