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Why an AR-15 is So Lethal

  A radiologist who treated kids shot at Stoneman Douglas High School explains in this chilling report the devastating effects of an assault rifle compared with typical guns, and makes a convincing argument for why they should not be available for sale – as well as asking; Why the ban…

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The Computer Will See You Now

  Patients complain enough already about the intrusion of IT into the consulting room. How the doctor spends all his time “looking at the damn computer.” But an audiobook I’m “reading” and a new research project from Stanford make me wonder when there’s going to be nothing but a computer.…

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Second Opinion On-Line

It’s not so uncommon to want or need a second opinion – especially if there’s doubt about what’s wrong with you or you are being told you need some particularly invasive surgery or poisonous chemo therapy for example. The problem is finding the right person; getting an appointment; physically getting…

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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…

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