Overheard in the Medical Staff Lounge

By Del Meyer on 04/10/2018 2:00 AM

Dr. Rosen:      Recent news reports indicated that two students at Kellogg Community College were passing out pocket-sized copies of the Constitution for the Young Americans for Liberty and were approached by school officials to cut it out. They were forbidden to engage in expressive activities in any outdoor locations. The school officials referred to the […]

By Del Meyer on 03/09/2018 2:33 PM

Dr. Rosen:      The “Old News” coming to the front page: Facebook’s Priority is Profit, not Privacy Dr. Edwards:  We’ve known for a long time that Mark Zuckerberg was primarily interested in harvesting as much private and confidential material as he could and then selling it to the highest bidder. Dr. Milton:      The fact is that […]

By Del Meyer on 02/09/2018 2:04 PM

Dr. Rosen:      The country seems to be in a turmoil over the shooting and killing of black people. Dr. Edwards:  What seems to be overlooked is that Black people cannot be seen in the dark unless they wear something white or reflective. Dr. Milton:      I’m seeing more blacks wear lighter colors at night on the […]

By Del Meyer on 01/09/2018 1:38 PM

Dr. Rosen:      Here we’re having another government shut-down. Doesn’t that save us a lot of money? Dr. Edwards:  It all depends on how serious the politicians are? Dr. Milton:      The last shutdown by Newt Gingrich was a disaster. He caved before it was effective. Dr. Ruth:        How’s that? Dr. Milton:      He lost his fortitude before […]

By Del Meyer on 12/09/2017 1:15 PM

Dr. Rosen:      Looks like we’ve survived the national elections. But it seems like the losers are not happy. Dr. Edwards:  Not happy is certainly an understatement. I’ve never seen the losers so angry. Dr. Milton:      They think they’ve been screwed by the Electoral College. 

By Del Meyer on 11/09/2017 12:50 PM

Dr. Rosen:      What do we think about the news of an insurance company combining with a retail pharmacy company to deliver healthcare and not have any of us in the set up? Dr. Edwards:  Don’t you think insurance companies feel they can do much better without physicians?        Dr. Milton:      I’m sure they think they can […]

By Del Meyer on 10/25/2017 6:00 AM

Dr. Rosen:       Internal Medicine subspecialist Dr. Edwards:    Internal Medicine subspecialist Dr. Milton:       Internal Medicine subspecialist

By Del Meyer on 10/25/2017 4:19 AM

Dr. Rosen:      Our new president has been sworn in and the party that lost is in a beastly uproar. Dr. Edwards:  This is more than we expected. Dr. Milton:      It’s probably more than any prior president had to put up with. Dr. Ruth:         I think he’s a strong enough man to withstand the onslaught. Dr. […]

By Del Meyer on 09/09/2017 12:21 PM

Dr. Rosen:      We’re seeing a lot of gender transformation. Dr. Edwards:  It’s a media hype. Gender transformation is impossible because no one can change the chromosomes which really define gender. 

By Del Meyer on 08/10/2017 11:53 AM

Dr. Rosen:      The current issue of sexual harassment has taken new meaning. Now there are complaints maintaining that flirting is sexual harassment.  Dr. Edwards:  That is amazing. Normal male/female banter is now harassment? Dr. Milton:      The next thing, asking for a date will be risky, especially if she doesn’t want to be asked. Dr. Ruth:        […]