Archives By Month: June 2019

Obituary: Charles Van Doren died on April 9th

Posted on June 21, 2019 2:04 pm By Del Meyer in In Memoriam

America’s most notorious quiz-show contestant was 93 He seemed a very nervy contestant. Standing in the soundproof glass booth on the set of “Twenty-One”, NBC’s flagship quiz show during the winter of 1956-57, he’d bite his lip, furrow his eyebrows, blow out his cheeks. “Oh my goodness!” he would sigh, and then pull out a big white […]

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May 2019

Posted on June 21, 2019 2:02 pm By Del Meyer in Last Month's Postings

Featured Article: Medicine Meets the Press In the News: The Case Against Retirement International : Canadian Medicare Medicare: As Traced from Northern Europe Medical Gluttony: The Medical-Hospital-Health Insurance-Government-Complex Medical Myths: Healthcare is expensive if paid with insurance. Overheard in the Medical Staff Lounge: The Un-reality of “Medicare-for-all” Voices of Medicine: Is US Medical Care Inefficient? […]

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This month in History: June

Posted on June 21, 2019 2:00 pm By Del Meyer in This Month in History

April showers may bring May flowers, but June heralds the end of the school year and the beginning of summer vacations. June is also traditionally the Marriage Month. More brides step up to the altar in June than in any other month in the year.

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Life is unfair

Posted on June 21, 2019 1:59 pm By Del Meyer in Words Of Wisdom

In response to 21-year-old FT intern Niamh Ní Hoireabhaird’s moving op-ed on the difficulty of navigating life as a disabled person, commenter Frag shared some personal advice: https://www.ft.com/content/4e212b28-0214-11e9-99df-6183d3002ee1 I have been on a wheelchair for 25 years now (I am 55) and I would suggest to you the following:

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The greatest inequality attracts no attention

Posted on June 21, 2019 1:57 pm By Del Meyer in Hippocrates & His Kin

We hold these Truths to be self-evident, that all Men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness—Thomas Jefferson was the principal author of the Declaration of Independence.

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GREEN HELL—How Environmentalist Plan to Control Your Life

Posted on June 21, 2019 1:54 pm By Del Meyer in The Bookshelf

By Steve Milloy—Founder and Publisher of www.JunkScience.com  In Milloy’s own words from his introduction: Move over red, white, and blue—America is going green. Green energy. Green technology. Green homes. Green cars. Green jobs. Green commerce. Green living. Green government. Writing in 2008, we’ve just elected our first green president, Barack Obama, as well as numerous […]

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The AAPS President’s Column

Posted on June 21, 2019 1:50 pm By Del Meyer in Voices of Medicine

Direct Primary Care Summit Albert L. Fisher, M.D. When I attended the Direct Primary Care Summit in Indianapolis, Indiana, a vendor told me that HMOs are dead. Patients now have high deductibles, high copays, and very costly insurance. They are having difficulty getting necessary care despite their high premiums.

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The Pathologic Vitriol against President Trump

Posted on June 21, 2019 1:47 pm By Del Meyer in Overheard in the Medical Staff Lounge

Dr. Rosen:      The massive anger of the radical left liberals against President Donald Trump is difficult to comprehend. Is there a logical reason for this vitriol? Dr. Edwards:  They just can’t believe that Donald Trump won the 2016 election. There must be something terribly wrong that allowed that to happen. Dr. Milton:      Now that we […]

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The Impeachment of President Trump

Posted on June 21, 2019 1:38 pm By Del Meyer in Medical Myths

The Radical Fringe on the Left cannot accept the incontrovertible fact that President Trump won the presidential elections in 2016. They can’t accept the findings of the two volume Mueller record of the inquiry; the numerous subpoenas that were served; the $millions spent on this inquiry; or that he is still our president sitting in […]

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Going Trans

Posted on June 21, 2019 1:33 pm By Del Meyer in Medical Gluttony

Last month we had a medical grand rounds on Transgenderism. The speaker portrayed a very positive and relatively innocuous transformation. When asked the cost of this transformation, “he” simply stated that it was the usual cost of the require procedures. The required procedures for transgender conversion for a female would entail the following:

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