Archives By Month: October 2018

Restoring Accountability in Medical Practice, HealthCare, Government and Society

Posted on October 14, 2018 2:21 pm By Del Meyer in Restoring Accountability

The Galen Institute, Grace-Marie Turner President, founded in 1995 to promote an informed debate over free-market ideas for health reform. Grace-Marie has been instrumental in developing and promoting ideas for reform to transfer power over health care decisions to doctors and patients.  She speaks and writes extensively about incentives to promote a more competitive, […]

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Talk Radio Dialogues Connect with almost Everyone

Posted on October 14, 2018 2:18 pm By Del Meyer in The Worldwide Public Forum

In Depth Discussions with public, civic, national and international leaders, cultural, educational, political and religious commentary to broaden your perspective of our country and the world in which we live. __________ Heard on Salem National Radio (The ANSWER) sites include:,,,,,,,,

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Sir Charles Kao: Fibre optics genius passes away 26 September 2018

Posted on October 14, 2018 2:16 pm By Del Meyer in In Memoriam

Tributes have been paid to Sir Charles Kao, the scientist whose work in Essex “transformed the world”. Sir Charles, who won the 2009 Nobel Prize for Physics, died in Hong Kong on Sunday, aged 84. Sir Charles Kao received an Honorary Doctorate of Science from University College London in 2010 In the 1960s, he worked […]

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The October 2018 Issue

Posted on October 14, 2018 2:07 pm By Del Meyer in Last Month's Postings

Last month’s Postings: In The September Issue Featured Article: Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Apple Caught red handed In the News: Can Medicare Pay Market Rates? International Medicine: Single-payer healthcare could be a death sentence for seniors Medicare: Time to put real ‘accountability’ in Accountable Care Organizations. Medical Gluttony: Having No-Copay and Non-deductible health insurance. Medical […]

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Posted on October 14, 2018 1:51 pm By Del Meyer in This Month in History

Right between the lazy days of summer and the chilly days of autumn, there’s a time when the days are sunny and warm, the nights are crisp and cool. It’s called Indian Summer. The green leaves of summer begin to change their hue to yellow, orange, and burnt red; pumpkins and maize ripen in the […]

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Posted on October 14, 2018 1:50 pm By Del Meyer in Words Of Wisdom

Definition: adult female humans; the distaff side; formerly the weaker sex; the ladies; the first improvement on man; the female of the species; “the last thing civilized by man (George Meredith); the eternal feminine.               Quotations: . . . Can’t live with them, or without them. Aristophanes, Lysistrata, 411 B.C. A sufficient measure of civilization […]

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The Practice of Ritual Defamation

Posted on October 14, 2018 1:49 pm By Del Meyer in Hippocrates & His Kin

How values, opinions and beliefs are controlled in democratic societies. Laird Wilcox 1990 Defamation is the destruction or attempted destruction of the reputation, status, character or standing in the community of a person or group of persons by unfair, wrongful, or malicious speech or publication. For the purposes of this essay, the central element is […]

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The HANDBOOK of Total Body Re-Conditioning

Posted on October 14, 2018 1:47 pm By Del Meyer in Book & Cinematic Reviews

The Diet-Weight-Exercise-Memory Dilemma By Del Meyer, MD In this Handbook, we will provide you with a global unified program for success in achieving your desirable weight and increase your understanding of how foods and specific activities relate to your health and well-being. We will provide advice about diet and exercise for keeping your muscles, tendons, […]

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Hail Columbus, Dead White Male

Posted on October 14, 2018 1:45 pm By Del Meyer in Voices of Medicine

By Charles Krauthammer, MD, Monday, May 27, 1991 Doctor Krauthammer collected many of his essays in his book: Things that Matter which we are reviewing in our Voices of Medicine Section The 500th anniversary of 1492 is approaching. Remember 1492? “In Fourteen Hundred Ninety-Two/ Columbus sailed the ocean blue.” Discovery and exploration. Bolivar and Jefferson. […]

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The Supreme Court Nomination

Posted on October 14, 2018 1:44 pm By Del Meyer in Overheard in the Medical Staff Lounge

Dr. Rosen:      We have witnessed a rather low point in our American History this week with the character assassination of Judge Kavanaugh. Dr. Edwards:  This is amazing in view of the fact that Judge Kavanaugh comes with the highest recommendation of the American Bar in his previous appointments. 

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