Recent Posts by Dr. Patrick Neustatter

Why Your Doctor May Be Dangerously Burned Out

Interesting article in the New York Times about how medical educational and work environments are highly likely to lead to your doctor being burned out - which in turn is linked to less empathy and more errors. My take is there's too much of the "I put up with it, so you've damn well got…
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Countering the Couch Potato Culture

I hurt in muscles I didn’t even know I had. This because I have abandoned running/ walking around the property as exercise, and have finally joined a gym – choosing Planet Fitness for their “no gymtimidation” philosophy . In my “Design Your Own Program” I consult with Kali, one of the trainers, whose, trim but…
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Question About Payment to Doctors

  Hey Patrick (cc Dad)   My Dad and I just looked up my sleep doctor and the government site for tracking “payments” to doctors from pharmaceutical and equipment companies, and were shocked to see his numbers… $56,000+ in the year 2016 alone. Take a look at https://openpaymentsdata.cms.gov/physician/74639/summary   What we don’t understand is what form…
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How You Nurture Junior Affects Epigenetics and Heart Disease

New research shows how that factors like breast feeding and parental deprivation in an infant can manifest as illness in adulthood – and helps knock that idea that what happens to you is not so much what genes you inherit, as how they function. [caption id="attachment_2437" align="alignnone" width="1025"] It's Interesting How This . . .…
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