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Dr. Rima B. Medical Doctor

Specialty: General Medicine
Waco, Texas
I'm an Internist in private practice. I blog information, inspiration and humor in medicine.
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Doctor Blogger--Why My Absence by Dr. Rima B. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine                              There are some months that seem to bring challenge after challenge to a doctor's office. Last month was one of those.  We began with on ... Read on »
Doctor Blogger--Carbon Monoxide in the Cold by Dr. Rima B. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine                                                                                  Poison Control Centers Warn of Cold Weather Dangers from Carbon Monoxide         ... Read on »
Doctor Blogger--Believe While Others.... by Dr. Rima B. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Believe while others .. By William Arthur Ward   Believe while others are doubting. Plan while others are playing. Study while othe ... Read on »
Doctor Blogger--What They Are Saying About Chronic Disease by Dr. Rima B. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease ( www.fightchronicdisease.org  sponsored a conference call Tuesday and below is the response from The LA Times. Healthcare Syste ... Read on »
Doctor Blog--Fighting Chronic Illness--The Key to Health Costs by Dr. Rima B. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Former Secretary for US Department of Health and Human Services, Tommy Thompson, published this article as an editorial in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. http://ww ... Read on »
Doctor Blogger--Change of Shift if Up by Dr. Rima B. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Change of Shift is up at NurseLinkUp, hosted by Keith of Digital Doorway. http://www.nurselinkup.com/content/view/337/69/ Read on »
Doctor Blog--Final Results for The 3G Project by Dr. Rima B. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine I wanted to let you know that The 3G Project made it to the Top 25 of Members Project but was eliminated in the last round of voting for the Top 5. In working on this p ... Read on »
Doctor Blog--Final Results for The 3G Project by Dr. Rima B. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine I wanted to let you know that The 3G Project made it to the Top 25 of Members Project but was eliminated in the last round of voting for the Top 5. In working on th ... Read on »
The 3G Project--Voting For The Top 5 Spots! by Dr. Rima B. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine VOTE UNTIL SEPTEMBER 29, 2008. For those of you who are following Members Project by American Express, The 3G Project needs your vote to become one of the Top 5 fun ... Read on »
Doctor Blog--More On Becoming a Female Doctor by Dr. Rima B. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Here's a conversation with another reader who is questioning their interest in becoming a doctor and wondering how to decide. Hi , I came acroos your blog rec ... Read on »
Doctor Blog--EyeWitness Hurricane Ike Aftermath by Dr. Rima B. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine On Corpus Christi's North Padre Island area, I have gotten reports from eye witnesses of a five foot storm surge before Hurricane Ike came ashore 300 miles north. ... Read on »
Doctor Blog--Change of Shift Has Posted by Dr. Rima B. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine   Ahoy Mateys! Miss Emily has posted the latest "Talk Like A Pirate" edition of Change of Shift and aye, it was worth waiting for! You can be checking it out at: ... Read on »
Doctor Blog--Hurricane Ike "Fog" by Dr. Rima B. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine The daily grind after Hurricane Ike is here to stay with us for some time. Here's a summary of information from yesterday: http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/26695458 ne ... Read on »
Doctor Blog--The Days After Hurricane Ike by Dr. Rima B. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Well, now the hurricane is gone and we are left with a large city with no electricity, lots of debris in the roads, lots of people calling for help/rescue who chose to ... Read on »
Doctor Blog--Hurricane Ike's Aftermath by Dr. Rima B. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine    Watched Hurricane Ike coverage until late last night.  Finally went to bed still not sure how significant the hit would be.  Red Cross is running 4 shelte ... Read on »
Doctor Blog--Hurricane Ike by Dr. Rima B. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine As many of my readers know, I work with the Red Cross.  I have spent the last several days receiving and sending messages to and from our dedicated staff and volun ... Read on »
Doctor Blog--Parenting with Divorce by Dr. Rima B. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Below is a comment from a reader after reading the posts on Divorce and its impact on children: I was glad to read your post. As a divorced parent and a step pare ... Read on »
Doctor Blog--Update on 3G! by Dr. Rima B. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine I was just notified by American Express that The 3G Project was chosen to be one of the Top 25 Finalists (of 1190 submitted projects) in Members Project. Those of ... Read on »
Doctor Blog--Planning Ahead by Dr. Rima B. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine The majority of men meet with failure because of their lack of persistence in creating new plans to take the place of those, which fail. Napoleon Hill Read on »
Doctor Blog--The 3G Project (Three Generations) by Dr. Rima B. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine For those of you who are following Members Project by American Express, The 3G Project  still needs as many nominations as we can get.  September 1, 2008 is the la ... Read on »