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Anti-Vaccine Movement Slammed By Daily Show; ID Doctors, Pediatricians Happy by Paul Sax Posted Wed 04 Jun 2014 3:13pm The anti-vaccine crowd gets a pretty good drubbing here from Samantha Bee on The Daily Show. I’d feel a tiny bit bad for them — gosh their opinions are pathetic — but since I’m an ID specialist married to a pediatrician, I can only rejoice in the brilliance of this piece. And yes, stupidity crosses political party lines. Enjoy! ... Read on »
Shortfall in Primary Care Doctors Does Not Have to Mean a Healthcare Crisis by Gina Nick Doctor of Philosophy Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:04pm Primary care physicians are considered the front-line of health care, particularly for chronic and preventive care. A new report published today reveals that there is a huge shortage of primary care MD’s. HOWEVER, the number of licensed Naturopathic Medical Doctors (NMDs or NDs) is on the rise, and are the ideal candidates to take the lead i ... Read on »
Interview with a Medical Doctor with Sickle Cell Disease by Tosin Ola Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Fri 09 Apr 2010 12:46am I have decided to do a spotlight series on the careers possible for those with sickle cell. If you would like to be featured, please send me an email at sicklecellwarrior at gmail.  You all know that I am a nurse, but I would like to seize this opportunity to introduce you to the one and only, amazing, and inspiring, Dr. MD, who has graciously do ... Read on »
Supportive Doctors by Qadoshyah Posted Tue 08 Jun 2010 9:07pm In any given week or day, I more than likely got an email or emails from moms, dads, grandparents or just someone wanting to find out more information about Nutrivene or TNI in general. Last week I was corresponding with one mom and she asked about something that almost always comes up, along the lines of . . .  "what information do I give to my ... Read on »
Veterinarians and Pediatricians (and Pediatric ER Physicians too) by Jeff W. Medical Student Posted Sun 04 Dec 2011 6:54pm I’ve always thought that veterinarians have it tough. They see patients who cannot communicate. Their patients don’t speak or complain of symptoms. So veterinarians have to go by what owners have observed and by the physical exam for most of their data. It’s kind of like a pediatrician or even a Pediatric ER physician. Little kids might not ... Read on »
3 Reasons to STOP Taking Nutrition Advice From Your Pediatrician. by kulamama Posted Wed 12 Feb 2014 7:49am Nutrition has the biggest impact on our health, over 80% of the immune system resides in the digestive tract , yet the doctors children see for health care have little-to-no training in the field of nutrition.  In spite of their inadequate nutrition education in medical school, doctors continue to give out nutrition advice ... Read on »
Check Young Kids for Motor Delays: Pediatricians by Medline Plus Posted Sun 26 May 2013 11:10pm Doctors should regularly screen babies and young children for delays in motor skill development - including trouble sitting, standing and speaking - at well-child visits, pediatricians said today. Source: Reuters Health Related MedlinePlus Page: Infant and Newborn Development Read on »
Physicians get paid for particip ... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 10 Nov 2008 4:21pm Physicians get paid for participating...record your conversations for medical research...nine large pharmaceutical companies participating...more marketing information for the drug companies?  With information gathered, the patient and the physician are not identified, just the conversations..and transcripts are prepared...and SOLD...BD  W ... Read on »
Doctors with a Hot Bedside Manner! by Jodi Cutler Del Dottore Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 01 Sep 2008 7:11pm I'm dealing with two kids, my Dad and a husband in heat, while trying to build an empire. I'm a little overwhelmed, especially because I haven't been blogging. Blogging helps me maintain my sanity, what's left of it. If I've been in limbo the past year and a half, now, I'm at the starting gate ready to bust out to take on the first lap (obv ... Read on »
Trusted Pediatrician by Joy Jacobs Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted Tue 21 Oct 2008 8:25pm If you are a pediatrician reading this blog, I am most likely not talking to you.  This post is made in the hopes that you, along with the rest of us, can reach out to the pediatricians and family doctors you know to help them better assess, diagnose and refer eating disorders cases.  I cannot tell you the number of families who have come int ... Read on »