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The AMA this week featured an article reminding us that we can prevent 1 of 3 deaths from cardiovascular disease, the number one killer in America. Awareness of hypertension (high blood pressure) is important for reducing mortality from stroke, kidney … Continue reading
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This Friday’s Wall Street Journal (June 22,2012) features an article authored by Jonathan D. Rockoff reporting that Abbott Laboratories is contesting a portion of the healthcare law regarding patent protection. Patent protections for…
The siege against the doctors continues. For decades some have been asking the government to report what they have been paying the individual doctors for Medicare services. Well, they finally did that and the Wall Street Journal was there to … Continue reading
'Concierge' doctors' contracts give patients choice and savings – 3/12/2011.
It is Busy Season in Fort Myers Florida.
As I was winding down my office business today I realized I haven’t blogged for a bit of time. There have been plenty of things to blog about in the recent weeks but I have been “pulling back” as I … Continue reading
In the recent February edition of Cardiology today a large data set (meta-analysis) that incorporated over 70,000 people supported the favorable risk-benefit profile for the new anticoagulants compared to warfarin. There were significant reductions in stroke, intracranial hemorrhage (often a … Continue reading
This past week or so America is reading about how parents are carting up their kids and moving to Colorado in order to receive “Medical Marijuana” for seizures. I just watched the video on USA today and honestly, the one … Continue reading
Omega -3 fatty acids are in the news a lot lately. This recent posting indicates brain atrophy with aging is linked to low measured omega-3 fatty acid levels in the body. Recently I was made aware of a small study … Continue reading
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid recently offered a waiver to Maryland in order to try to pursue their hospital payment model as a possible scenario for the rest of the nation. It is based upon their current model which … Continue reading