Hippocrates & His Kin

By Del Meyer on 08/07/2018 8:48 AM

Facebook has asked banks to share financial information about customers, including bank account balances as it seeks to boost user engagement. Once you have invaded privacy, there is no limit to how far you can delve. USERS BEWARE! * * * * * Why would Gavin Newsom lose 160,000 followers or 10 percent this week […]

By Del Meyer on 07/07/2018 7:51 AM

“Knock, Knock.” “Who’s There?” “HIPAA.” “ HIPPA, who?” “I’m sorry, but I can’t disclose that.” JAMA, July 17, 2018, Volume 320, No.3, p229 Although Abraham Lincoln and Nikita Khrushchev’s beliefs on liberty, religion, and economics were radically different, on one important issue they offered similarly prophetic statements. 

By Del Meyer on 06/30/2018 1:57 AM

by Daniel J. Mitchell President Donald Trump told foreign leaders at the Group of Seven summit that they must dramatically reduce trade barriers with the United States… Trump, in a news conference before leaving for Singapore, described private conversations he held over two days with the leaders of Britain, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and Canada. He said […]

By Del Meyer on 05/30/2018 1:05 AM

Comfort care, in our clinical experience, simply means continue the present full regimen of medical and nursing care, sustenance, and pain relief but not institute new treatment or resuscitation programs such as CPR, Intubation, Ventilators, new feeding tubes, new pacemakers, or any emergency surgeries.

By Del Meyer on 05/10/2018 2:17 AM

Physicians are going from being owners of their practices to employees of hospitals 5,000 Physician Practices Were Acquired by Hospitals in 2016 *The Physicians Advocacy Institute recently released an analysis on physician practice acquisitions from 2012-2016. Here are some key findings from the report:

By Del Meyer on 03/09/2018 2:39 PM

They are increasingly targeted Opioid Epidemic and Deaths are Not due to Medical Prescriptions. “Opioid Overdose Crisis Is from Illicit Fentanyl; “targeting legal prescriptions is thus unlikely to reduce overdose deaths, but it may increase them by driving more users to illegal sources,” writes Dr. John Lilly in the Spring 2018 Journal of American Physicians and […]

By Del Meyer on 02/09/2018 2:09 PM

Surgeons Tell It Like It Is (Adults Only) By Dr. Richard Kimble And to think surgeons would respond any other way?? Nope! The toughest discipline in medicine has made it clear that to make it in their clique you’ve gotta swim through a few years of sh**! Just take a look at one of the […]

By Del Meyer on 01/09/2018 1:46 PM

John came in for his regularly scheduled quarterly appointment. “I made a New Year’s Resolution to lose 10 pounds this year. I only have 15 more pounds to go.” Mark Zuckerberg announced that he is taking a leave from Facebook to spend more time with his daughters. Like everyone who says they’re leaving Facebook, he’ll […]

By Del Meyer on 12/09/2017 1:19 PM

HIGHER ED BUBBLE SEX ED: Bondage, Domination, Sadism & Masochism Princeton latest Ivy League school to host BDSM tutorials By COY WESTBROOK – TEXAS A AND M UNIVERSITY DECEMBER 15, 2017 Several top-tier universities host student clubs, workshops dedicated to kinky sex Princeton University has become the latest Ivy League institution to host a club […]

By Del Meyer on 11/09/2017 12:56 PM

Lawyers should never ask a Mississippi grandma a question if they aren’t prepared for the answer. In a trial, a Southern small-town prosecuting attorney called his first witness, a grandmotherly, elderly woman to the stand. He approached her and asked, “Mrs. Jones, do you know me?” She responded, “Why yes I’ve known you since you were a […]