Recent Posts by Dr. Patrick Neustatter

Is The Cure Worse Than The Problem?

It is a fiery debate that is raging over what is the right thing to do about COVID-19.  Are we underestimating this virus. Has it yet to show it’s true colors, as did the Spanish flu of 1918 as it came back in far more lethal form. Or is “the cure worse than the problem”…
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How Cancer was “The Best Thing That Ever Happened to Me”

This first appeared in Front Porch, Fredericksburg, VA in December 2019. It may sound a little perverse, but getting colon cancer was “ the best thing that ever happened to me” says Kendra Morgan. A Cancer Story With a Twist Kendra was working for a government contracting agency providing services to the Marine Corps and…
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What’s Riding With You in Your Ride-Share?

Here’s a story to get you clean-freaks going. Who Knows What's Inhabiting The Back Seat Insurance agents netQuote were interested in finding out how contaminated the back seats of ride share vehicles are – licensed cabs are required to get regular cleaning, but ride share vehicles aren’t. They had a team take bacterial swabs from…
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Poisons and Medicines – Not So Different

                                                                        October 2019 The rather scrawny marijuana plant in the Poison Garden at Blarney Castle attracted a lot of attention – but this, and the other medicinal and intoxicant plants in the garden made the point that drugs and poisons aren’t so different.  Paula Admires the Scrawny Marijuana Plant My wife Paula and I were on…
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