It would appear that marijuana is the panacea that all those dope-heads think it is. The Washington Post reports that in the 17 states where medical marijuana is legal the average doctor prescribed 265 fewer doses of antidepressants; 562 less anti-anxiety medicines; and 1,826 fewer doses of pain medicine. And may I dare to…Read more
Many women will be happy with the USPSTF – that learned body that reviews medical interventions and decides which are worthwhile. They have come out with a draft recommendation that I know will please many of my patients. To stop doing yearly pelvic exams.There are 63 million pelvic exams performed per year at a cost…Read more
All the unnecessary care patients get foisted on them is expensive and crowds out necessary care – based on an article by Atul Gawande.
Why should the same medicine cost massively more because it’s a pill instead of a capsule?