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Best Energy Drink PSA Ever? by Tye Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine I hate energy drinks (though I am an avid coffee drinker) so I love the humor in this, and the message isn’t bad.   ... Read on »
Americans Fail Diabetes Awareness Survey by Tye Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Almost 10% of Americans think there is a cure for diabetes, 20% weren’t sure. This is a glimpse at the awareness Americans have for a disease someone is diagnosed with e ... Read on »
The Botany of Desire: Tonight at 8pm on PBS by Tye Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine I loved this book by Michael Pollan and I hope the two hour documentary can live up to the same standard.  From the previews I’ve seen and videos on the PBS website it loo ... Read on »
Latest Diabetes Survey: 285 Million Worldwide Cases by Tye Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine October 26, 2009 10 years ago the International Diabetes Federation Diabetes Atlas indicated that just over 150 million people had diabetes worldwid ... Read on »
More Than 70 Cases of the Mumps in NY by Tye Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine A report has come out detailing that more than 70 people have come down with the mumps in NY and NJ.  If only we had a vaccine to stop these outbreaks!  Oh wa ... Read on »
Why Aren’t The Anti-Vaxxers Celebrating This? by Tye Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Today the Advisory on Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) has advised against the routine use of the HPV vaccine (Gardasil) in boys and men. This should have be ... Read on »
How Safe is The HPV Vaccine? by Tye Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine One of my favorite places on the internet, the Information is Beautiful Blog , has put up a great graphic about the safety of the HPV vaccine . If you are a visual pe ... Read on »
If Lawyers Had To Bill Like Doctors by Tye Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine This has been going around the interwebs for a week or more but I keep coming back to it, what great insight in such a humorous post.  This is what happens when lawyer ... Read on »
Text of Obama’s Speech to AMA by Tye Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine It was interesting with a few boos and a few standing ovations.  The room was a little more divided than I thought it would be.  Overall not too excited about the speech ... Read on »
It was interesting with a few bo ... by Tye Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine It was interesting with a few boos and a few standing ovations.  The room was a little more divided than I thought it would be.  Overall not too excited about the speech b ... Read on »
Here It Is: Obama goes to the AMA by Tye Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine It’ll be an interesting fight and I’m sure Obama will lead off with something that all the physicians can get behind, let’s say malpractice reform. Everyone will be h ... Read on »
It’ll be an interesting fi ... by Tye Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine It’ll be an interesting fight and I’m sure Obama will lead off with something that all the physicians can get behind, let’s say malpractice reform. Everyone will be hap ... Read on »
Death-In-Service…new medical buzzword? by Tye Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Get ready for it. The BBC has a report about General Practitioners staying away from work if there is a crisis with the H1N1 pandemic. It may not be long before everyo ... Read on »
Get ready for it. TheBBC has a ... by Tye Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Get ready for it. The BBC has a report about General Practitioners staying away from work if there is a crisis with the H1N1 pandemic. It may not be long before everyone ... Read on »
Brits Can’t Tell Their Elbows From Their Arse by Tye Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Two examples of items used to test anatomical knowledge How well do you think you could do on an anatomy quiz like this?  If you frequent the south Lo ... Read on »
Two examples of items used to te ... by Tye Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Two examples of items used to test anatomical knowledge How well do you think you could do on an anatomy quiz like this?  If you frequent the south Lond ... Read on »
End of the Line by Tye Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Just got back from seeing The End of the Line and wow it was a pretty powerful film.  If you like Whale Wars then you’ll like this film.  I’m suggesting everyone go out ... Read on »
Just got back from seeing ... by Tye Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Just got back from seeing The End of the Line and wow it was a pretty powerful film.  If you like Whale Wars then you’ll like this film.  I’m suggesting everyone go out an ... Read on »
Cancer Basics: Part 2; The Guardian of the Genome by Tye Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Killer T-cells attack a cancer cell In Part 1 of my Cancer Basics series I briefly covered the general theory on how cancer develops.  To recap, basically cells b ... Read on »
Killer T-cells attack a cancer c ... by Tye Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Killer T-cells attack a cancer cell In Part 1 of my Cancer Basics series I briefly covered the general theory on how cancer develops.  To recap, basically cells bec ... Read on »