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  • Windriven { ? } – Oct 22, 8:40 AM
  • Dave { I don’t know why my background matters, but I am have been practicing Internal Medicine since 1976, both in primary care and as a hospitalist…. } – Oct 22, 8:39 AM
  • Windriven { “Well, all of medicine IMO is a for profit venture” So Steve, who pays your rent there in Dallas? Who pays for your staff? How… } – Oct 22, 8:35 AM
  • Godzilla { Note to moderator: please correct numbering of previous post. } – Oct 22, 7:30 AM
  • Windriven { Sweet Sara appears to be a psychiatrist practicing the woo of “functional medicine” across the street from the Whole Foods in Woodmere, OH. For a… } – Oct 22, 7:21 AM
  • Windriven { WTF? Who Godwinned and where? If you’re going to bitch someone out, how about using their name and quoting the sentence that got your knickers… } – Oct 22, 7:14 AM
  • simba { For some reason I thought you were making a jab at podiatrists- “Big Foot”. I have been hearing too much about Big Pharma, Big Suppla… } – Oct 22, 3:30 AM
  • Sara Stein MD { Wow, did you really revert to Godwin’s Law? That’s beyond pathetic. Other than a laborious rambling rant, you really haven’t made your case, which is… } – Oct 22, 2:35 AM
  • Horatio { Have you ever met an appeal to popularity fallacy you didn’t like? } – Oct 22, 1:08 AM
  • weing { “I hope you’re not beating up on E.R. doctors next! Yes, there were x-rays.” Just clarifying. “My ankle still locked up, so my chiropractor yanked… } – Oct 22, 12:57 AM
  • AJB { After 30 years, you cannot tell what is real and what is snake oil? Maybe it’s time to give it up and try a different… } – Oct 22, 12:46 AM
  • MadisonMD { After 30 yrs, I sometimes can not tell what is real and what is snake oil. Yes, we noticed. } – Oct 22, 12:26 AM
  • Stephen S. Rodrigues, MD { Well, all of medicine IMO is a for profit venture, so do not be confused. Humans run both. After 30 yrs, I sometimes can not… } – Oct 22, 12:17 AM
  • weing { “You really are narrow minded.” Says the guy whose whole repertoire consists of just sticking needles into people. Reminds me of the doctor in The… } – Oct 22, 12:13 AM
  • Stephen S. Rodrigues, MD { IMO, tossing crap around, that is what you all do (Conventional med doc) robots who are pill pushers. Yall have a cult like programming. Blinded… } – Oct 22, 12:13 AM
  • Stephen S. Rodrigues, MD { You really are narrow minded. Of course my entire practice is where I make a living. How do you make you living. PLEASE IF you… } – Oct 21, 11:59 PM
  • Stephen S. Rodrigues, MD { All pain has a pathological cause, so all pain has to have an standardized cure or treatment that should restore the patient to a relatively… } – Oct 21, 11:54 PM
  • Stephen S. Rodrigues, MD { Pain and suffering from myofascial dysfunctions is driving up the cost of medicine. These windfalls on Wall Street keeps CAMs off the table and water… } – Oct 21, 11:34 PM
  • Sigrid { I have found, in my personal experience, that my physician colleagues who are the most unhappy are also the ones who became doctors for status… } – Oct 21, 10:54 PM
  • Mitchell Davis { I think Dr. Jauhar’s response to Dr. Hall’s criticism would be “don’t confuse me with the facts!” } – Oct 21, 10:40 PM
  • Vince { @windriven: no, I don’t have a high quality study, and I don’t think anyone else does either. In the states, dry needling is quite the… } – Oct 21, 10:33 PM
  • Lister Ears { I kept reading your “en-light-ening” article to see if you were able to reveal the SOURCE of this “filovirus” but your article filed to, although… } – Oct 21, 10:29 PM
  • MadisonMD { Thanks IP. That was helpful. } – Oct 21, 10:05 PM
  • EBMOD { Windriven wrote pretty much verbatim what I was going to say… } – Oct 21, 9:59 PM
  • EBMOD { “Indeed. And I would like to give those who squealed* about it the true choice. You don’t want health insurance? Fine. No problem. Show up… } – Oct 21, 9:55 PM
  • Derek { @Weing I hope you’re not beating up on E.R. doctors next! Yes, there were x-rays. @Nell on Wheels What, if anything, do you want to… } – Oct 21, 9:52 PM
  • R. Miller { Yup! You know why? It’s not actually telling anyone who works in health care something they don’t know. Pointing out the problems is the easy… } – Oct 21, 9:35 PM
  • Interested party { Madison, this blog structure has so many replies to replies to replies that it takes me a long time to find what I was looking… } – Oct 21, 8:56 PM
  • Holden green { I have only been to a chiropractor twice… And that’s all I’m gonna go. We took our baby (who has mild scoliosis) to a chiropractor… } – Oct 21, 8:49 PM
  • Windriven { Lawrence, I don’t want to find myself in the position of shilling for the Republicans. But the Democrats made no effort to include Republicans in… } – Oct 21, 8:42 PM
  • Windriven { “they were being forced to buy something they didn’t want.” Indeed. And I would like to give those who squealed* about it the true choice…. } – Oct 21, 8:28 PM
  • Andrey Pavlov { Though MadisonMD is certainly correct, as is Kaye, there is a bit more nuance to be injected still (isn’t there always?). The real question is… } – Oct 21, 8:12 PM
  • Sawyer { The exposed skin would still be a no-no, but I know many laboratories use double or triple glove procedures. It’s possible he’s taking off the… } – Oct 21, 8:07 PM
  • mouse { Ha – The worst is when I right a lengthy post, then my ipad shuts down right before I post it, losing everything. Don’t suppose… } – Oct 21, 8:07 PM
  • Andrey Pavlov { And just for the record, I despise both political parties, nor do I particularly like any of the major third parties such as libertarians. If… } – Oct 21, 8:05 PM
  • Sawyer { This is parody, right? You can’t really believe that emerging infections don’t even exist. Can you? We have seen some bizarre claims here over the… } – Oct 21, 8:03 PM
  • drunkenmonkey { Really, that’s all you got out an article about a crop of books by disillusioned physicians revealing a corrosive doctor-patient relationship at the heart of… } – Oct 21, 7:58 PM
  • Windriven { “I don’t think it wise to dismiss it out of hand.” And no one is. They are just not giving it more weight than it… } – Oct 21, 7:56 PM
  • Koffi Babone { Look at the following photo in the article: http://www.cbc.ca/news/world/ebola-outbreak-vaccine-trials-begin-in-africa-in-january-who-says-1.2808078 There is something terribly wrong with this picture. Those working with Ebola patients should not be… } – Oct 21, 7:55 PM
  • Windriven { OK, now I’m going to have to reread it. I still have my copy somewhere – unless one of my no good kids made off… } – Oct 21, 7:35 PM
  • drunkenmonkey { As the survey says: “Physicians are at the vortex of these changes. How physicians are organized, how they are evaluated, how they are reimbursed, and… } – Oct 21, 7:26 PM
  • Michael { Folks, I’ve been reading up a lot about ‘alternative’ medicine and it’s becoming infuriating all the bull that is pushed on us as being anything… } – Oct 21, 7:09 PM
  • Lawrence { The Republicans didn’t even attempt to contribute one damn thing to the ACA debate…..they knew the Democrats had the votes to pass it, so why… } – Oct 21, 7:05 PM
  • Lawrence { And they will rarely (if ever) find them……again, a difference between real medicine & “alternatives.” Sometimes, there just isn’t anything that can be done. It… } – Oct 21, 7:02 PM
  • KayMarie { And a zero carb never enters your body diet doesn’t reduce insulin to zero (or prevent gluconeogenesis) so I would think if you ate 20,000… } – Oct 21, 6:37 PM
  • drunkenmonkey { Interesting review. Also interesting, the author, Susannah Meadows, is working on a book about people who have exhausted traditional medical options and found solutions elsewhere. } – Oct 21, 6:29 PM
  • brewandferment { when the only options to a nuanced question are “yes” “no” or “Don’t know” I don’t answer. If there is an additional option “refuse to… } – Oct 21, 6:21 PM
  • Harriet Hall { Maybe you’re right. After all, he went into psychiatry. I still loved the book, and I don’t think I lack compassion. But then I laugh… } – Oct 21, 6:19 PM
  • brewandferment { Madison MD, before you even got to the explanation of standard of care, my layman self was asking why is it relevant to his contribution… } – Oct 21, 6:15 PM
  • MTDoc { I think you are certainly correct in your conclusion, and I would never accept a 2% return as meaning anything but the survey is a… } – Oct 21, 6:08 PM
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