Hippocrates & His Kin

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 […]

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 09/09/2017 12:26 PM

A hotel guest calls the front desk and the clerk answers, “May I help you?” The man says, “Yes, I’m in room 858. You need to send someone to my room immediately. I’m having an argument with my wife and she says she’s going to jump out the window.” 

By Del Meyer on 08/10/2017 12:00 PM

This abortion movement was able to persist for such a long time, because it was so insidious. But as fetuses, in their sixth month and longer were destroyed, more people took note. When partial birth abortion was introduced, it involved poking a suction apparatus through the skull during the early phase of birth. The obstetrician […]