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‘Death Panels’ by any other name…

In the UK. But somehow, something like this could never happen in the USA, right? “… At another hospital, junior doctors freely admitted that the forms were filled out by medical teams without the involvement of patients or relatives. …” … Continue reading

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The seasonal vaccine for 2010-2011, now with H1N1!

Magic incantation follows: Not a doctor, not your doctor, not dispensing medical advice. Before the use of any medical information that I’ve aggregated on my site, you agree to review that information with a real doctor before acting on that … Continue reading

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you can’t negotate for lower healthcare costs (debunked yet again)

Last time I went in for an eye exam, my regular doctor wasn’t there. I like my regular doctor because he’s ex-military and understands peep sights, 6 o’clock holds and minutes-of-angle. He’s also the first optical professional that didn’t laugh … Continue reading

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Ready to carpet bomb your congress-critters with faxes?

Say, maybe tomorrow morning? I’ll bet they’ll still be shell shocked over the Brown victory. You don’t want to call or email, that’s too easy. And you don’t want to mail anything, It’ll never get through the anti-anthrax screening on … Continue reading

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CDC says it’s OK to do compounding at home without a Pharmaceutical compounding licence

Apparently there are shortages of the liquid version of Tamiflu, so the CDC has published a handy recipe for whipping up a batch for your kid that has issues swallowing pills. I find this interesting because it already takes, starting from … Continue reading

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