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A Liberal Treatise From a Staunch Conservative by Voodoo Medicine Man Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc I’m no tree hugger. I hunt and I fish (not as often as I would like). But, I have my limits. I will not hunt anything I won’t eat or won’t be eaten by somebody. I have foun ... Read on »
A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words by Voodoo Medicine Man Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Spinal immobilization over utilized in the United States? Never! Read on »
A Preventable Death? by Voodoo Medicine Man Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc America is known as the “land of the free and the home of the brave.” Are we brave when we put our children at risk because of our beliefs? Certainly personal liberties are p ... Read on »
A Reasonable Living Will by Voodoo Medicine Man Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc To my family physician, my lawyer, my friends, and all others to whom it may concern: I, _____________________, being of sound and disposing mind and memory, do hereby ... Read on »
A Sad Case by Voodoo Medicine Man Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Patient R. X., a 30-year-old white male surgical House Officer was admitted to the University Medical Center Emergency Room with depressed sensorium and focal seizure activ ... 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 »
A Strange Allure by Voodoo Medicine Man Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Yesterday evening, several friends and I were sitting in an alcove at a very expensive Los Angeles hotel swapping stories and smoking Cuban cigars. The conversation, for so ... Read on »
American Legacy Businesses Need to Learn a Hard Lesson by Voodoo Medicine Man Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc I fly a lot. When I say I fly a lot, I mean 80,000-100,000 miles a year. Some years a great deal of it is international. Some years, like 2008, it is primarily domestic. Mo ... 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 »
Bastards by Voodoo Medicine Man Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc One of the things that really sets me off are telemarketer calls. Typically, I am in the middle of some project that requires concentration and the phone rings. Lately, the ... Read on »
Call Me a Redneck Because I Just Don't Get It. by Voodoo Medicine Man Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc I think Thomas Jefferson clearly defined the theme of America’s future when he listed “Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness” as one of the inalienable rights of man ... Read on »
Can Somebody ExplainThis To Me? by Voodoo Medicine Man Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc I'm no economist (I know, supply and demand). But, I'm no Forrest Gump either. Today, in my town, I found unleaded gasoline for $1.25 a gallon (don't forget the 9/10--the f ... 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 »
Clinically-Depressed Poodle Mauls Former French President Chirac by Voodoo Medicine Man Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc I don't care who you are, this is funny as hell! Former French President Jacques Chirac was rushed to a hospital after being mauled by his pet dog who is being treated f ... Read on »
Confessions of a "Wetback" by Voodoo Medicine Man 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Before I get into this, I feel illegal immigration is one of the greatest threats to American sovereignty. And, I am not just talking about the influx from Mexico. I am t ... Read on »
Emergency Department Abuse by Voodoo Medicine Man Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Overuse of the emergency department (ED) is primarily an American phenomenon. While many hospitals EDs are busy worldwide, we Americans simply use the ED for convenience. W ... Read on »
Entitlement Zones by Voodoo Medicine Man Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc I looked at the clock. It was only 4:30 AM. My back was killing me. Not sure what I did but I had somehow strained my back. I slowly got up, walked carefully to the ki ... 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 »