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Oh Crap Moment... by Voodoo Medicine Man Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc His request approved, the ABC News photographer quickly used a cell phone to call the local airport to charter a flight. He was told a twin-engine plane would be waiting ... Read on »
Things You Will Never Hear by Voodoo Medicine Man Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Surgeon: "Sure, I've seen many survivors of a porta-caval shunt." Obama: "I don't think the stimulus package is working." MediCaid Patient: "That's OK doctor, I don ... Read on »
Somebody Needs Some Voodoo by Voodoo Medicine Man Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Not sure whether the enquirer was male or female--really doesn't matter anyway... Read on »
Forty Years by Voodoo Medicine Man Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc We are all witnesses to history and those of us who are presently living have witnessed a great deal. I remember the Kennedy assassination. I was in elementary school and t ... Read on »
A Sad State of Affairs by Voodoo Medicine Man Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Michael Jackson is dead. That is sad and his family and friends grieve. He was a world-class entertainer. He was also was a disturbed man--for reasons we may never know. I ... Read on »
Physician Complicity by Voodoo Medicine Man Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc As more is emerging about the death of Michael Jackson, the role of rampant drug abuse is becoming clear. In fact, it appears that Elvis Presley's drug use was modest compa ... Read on »
Celebrity Deaths by Voodoo Medicine Man Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc The recent deaths of Michael Jackson, Farrah Fawcett, Ed McMahon, and television pitchman Billy Mays have caused considerable conversation. I have heard many people actuall ... Read on »
Where Do You Stand? by Voodoo Medicine Man Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc I recently had an interesting conversation with a friend. He is a Ph.D. and one of the smartest people I know. He told me about a family member of his ... Read on »
The First Class Bar by Voodoo Medicine Man Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc The first class section of an airplane is an interesting microcosm of society. Most domestic airliners have 16-20 first class seats and they are usually filled. I have obse ... Read on »
Shades of Montgomery? by Voodoo Medicine Man Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc I am generally tolerant of cops--most cops anyway. However, in some police cultures the authority literally overwhelms their persona. Such seems to be the case in rural Okl ... Read on »
Observations from a Japanese Airport by Voodoo Medicine Man Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc I am sitting in the international terminal at Tokyo’s Narita airport watching people. I’m tired. Thirteen hours on a plane from the United States and then one and a half ho ... Read on »
¬°Bienvidos a M√©xico del norte! by Voodoo Medicine Man Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc I have spent the last few days on the Texas/Mexican border. It is my first trip here in two years although I used to come down here often. The drug cartels have basically s ... Read on »
Tobacco by Voodoo Medicine Man Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc I have never smoked cigarettes. I do, on occassion, enjoy a good cigar. Thus, I have not paid much attention to the state of cigarettes in the United States. But, of late, ... Read on »
Musings From the Grocery Store by Voodoo Medicine Man Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc I like to cook and generally do the grocery shopping. I never really know what I will choose when I stop into the local market. But, I stop in 3-4 times a week and grab a f ... Read on »
Natasha's Epidural Hematoma by Voodoo Medicine Man Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc I have to admit that I was only marginally familiar with Natasha Richardson. Certainly I know of her husband and famous mother. Reading the news of her untimely death, it s ... Read on »
When Will They Ever Learn? by Voodoo Medicine Man Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc I just returned from a week or so of travel. When I collected my mail, there were two things that struck me. First, 80% of it was trash and went immediately in the dumpster ... Read on »
An Excellent Email Thingy by Voodoo Medicine Man Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc To All My Valued Employees, There have been some rumblings around the office about the future of this company, and more specifically, your job. As you know, the econo ... Read on »
Two Weird for Me by Voodoo Medicine Man Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Is it me, or has there been a surge in weirdness lately? There have been several things recently that registered high on my weird-shit meter. And, these may be just the beginn ... Read on »