Hippocrates and His Kin

By Del Meyer on 10/25/2017 6:14 AM

The following original paragraph has been deleted from the original as being politically incorrect. I will use treatment to help the sick according to my ability and judgment, but never with a view to injury and wrong-doing. Neither will I administer a poison to anybody when asked to do so, nor will I suggest such […]

By Del Meyer on 10/25/2017 4:38 AM

The Hippocratic oath covers several important ethical issues between doctors and patients. The oath first establishes that the practitioner of medicine give deference to the creators, teachers, and learners of medicine. … The oath serves as a contract for doctors to work towards the benefit of the health of the public.  

By Del Meyer on 05/30/2017 6:53 AM

The leaning tower of San Francisco is not the only part of California that is sinking. More than 7 million acres (28,000 km2) of the Central valley are irrigated via an extensive system of reservoirs and canals. After a five-year drought, the reservoirs are drying up. The farmers in the central valley, the bread basket of the […]

By Del Meyer on 05/30/2017 5:53 AM

Jan 20, 2017 was the inauguration of Donald J Trump. The newspapers of the world high-lighted this as the top headline in large print. The Sacramento Bee chose not to. Remaining true to its form, the BEE headlined the election morning to 1.3 million guns sold in California last Year. The second headline for the […]

By Del Meyer on 05/30/2017 5:24 AM

Here is the documented email report from the FBI files. You will note they found some “Top Secret” information which had been hacked by our enemies. This is on the order of the espionage crime that Julius and Ethel Rosenberg were prosecuted for and convicted of in 1951 and executed for in 1953.

By Del Meyer on 05/30/2017 3:53 AM

On October 5, 2015, California became the fifth state in the nation to allow physicians to prescribe terminally ill patients medication to end their lives. ABX2-15, the “End of Life Option Act,” permits terminally ill adult patients with capacity to make medical decisions to be prescribed an aid-in-dying medication if certain conditions are met. The […]

By Del Meyer on 05/22/2017 6:23 AM

Several years ago the editor of MedicalTuesday received a notice of a tax audit alleging an under payment of an amount that equaled 90% of his income that year. After six months of researching files with my CPA, essentially all of the charges were reversed. How could the IRS come up with any reasonable idea […]

By Del Meyer on 05/22/2017 6:22 AM

U. S. Senator Rob Portman, is the first GOP senator to back same-sex marriage, after announcing that he has a gay son and could no longer justify his opposition to same-sex marriage. That statement, in and of itself, would normally remove him from any objectivity in the debate. He was a sponsor of the 1996 […]

By Del Meyer on 05/22/2017 6:21 AM

If all the countries of Europe had a common ancestor only 1000 years ago, maybe we all had a common ancestor some 6,000 years ago? —Suppose their names were Adam and Eve? Adam and Steve could never have produced such a family. You can’t reproduce hooking up to the rectum. You can’t even have a […]

By Del Meyer on 05/22/2017 6:20 AM

Doctor:  “You’ve simply got to have more diversion and relaxation in your life.” Patient:  “But, Doctor, I’m too busy.” Doctor: “Nonsense! The ants are hard-working creatures, but they always take time to attend all the picnics.” “Oh, doctor,” said the young lady, “will the scar show?” “That, madam,” said the doctor, “is entirely up to […]