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Entries by Doug Bremner from 10/2008

More Ridiculous Healthcare Proposals From Our Future Leaders

| Posted 10.16.2008 | Politics

I am watching the Obama-McCain debate on TV right now and I thought I should offer some 'medical perspective'.

Some of Us Physicians Actually Care About Our Patients

| Posted 10.22.2008 | Healthy Living

George Bush appointed a veterinarian to run our nation's drug regulatory body, who was foolish enough to not disclose or divest of the pharmaceutical stocks he owned, and had to resign.

Have a Placebo

| Posted 10.28.2008 | Healthy Living

One article in bmj shows that half of doctors prescribe their patients placebos; another shows that 23% of patients on statins were women without heart disease.

Ruinedscape: A New Form of Internet Based Child Abuse

| Posted 10.31.2008 | Healthy Living

My son is locked out of an account where he built up his online status over two years and has to start over where he will be insulted by other online gamers as a "newbie."