Voices of Medicine

By Del Meyer on 10/25/2017 6:05 AM

SINGLE-PAYER HEALTH CARE Editorial: The Great Single-Payer Debate Feature articles:  Envisioning single payer; California single-payer pros and cons; SB 562: CMA opposes unless amended; H-PEACE: health care activism. Departments: Letter from the executive director; interview, SCMA president Peter Sybert, MD; open clinical trials in Sonoma County; clinical fasting; mystery case: nocturnal leg cramps; Book review: […]

By Del Meyer on 10/25/2017 4:27 AM

WINE AS MEDICINE Winemaking with a Medical Bent Rachel Friedman, MD . . . It’s a Saturday afternoon, and after a busy week of seeing patients as a family physician, I am behind the bar at the winery my husband and I own, guiding guests in a wine tasting. When I explain that I not […]

By Del Meyer on 05/30/2017 5:50 AM

What If Sick People Lose Their ObamaCare? By Jane M. Orient, M.D. As Republicans contemplate repealing the Affordable Care Act (ACA or “ObamaCare”)—seriously, not just as a political gesture—alarms are sounding about millions of individuals losing coverage. So soon we have forgotten about the millions who lost coverage they had had for years because ObamaCare […]

By Del Meyer on 05/30/2017 4:54 AM

IS HILLARY CLINTON MEDICALLY UNFIT TO SERVE? Jane M. Orient, M.D Some Republicans as well as Democrats have used the term “unfit to serve” about Donald Trump, based on things he said and what they assume he might have meant. Surely his style can be abrasive and blunt. But a huge number of ordinary Americans […]

By Del Meyer on 05/30/2017 3:49 AM

WHY WE ARE HERE Russ Granich, MD, President San Mateo County Physician | July-August 2016 We live through turbulent times for medicine. The government is trying to cut what they pay, they add on regulations, insurers are often difficult, etc. It is easy to get lost and focus on the business of medicine instead of […]

By Del Meyer on 05/22/2017 5:39 AM

By Michael A. Haberman, MD, An Israeli M.D. The Voice of a physician in another part of the world A Reflection Of What Is Happening To The USA—In The Eyes Of Others! Israeli doctor says Obama has a mental disorder— Labels him a pathological narcissist. No greater insanity than electing one says Dr. Sam Vaknin an Israeli psychologist. […]

By Del Meyer on 05/22/2017 5:37 AM

SPEAKING HONESTLY AND OPENLY ABOUT OUR BROKEN HEALTHCARE SYSTEM SINCE 2002 The mission of Authentic Medicine is to rediscover how much the art of medicine means and allow us to reconnect to our roots once again. It is about fighting back against those things that are taking us away from the direct care of patients […]

By Del Meyer on 05/22/2017 5:36 AM

Advocates Applaud Senate Passage of S. 743 November 14, 2012 by Filed under Campaign, Congress & Courts November 14, 2012 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Advocates Applaud Senate Passage of S. 743 After Decade Long Campaign, Federal Whistleblower Bill Sent to President’s Desk After a decade long campaign by the Make It Safe Coalition to restore federal whistleblower protections, we […]

By Del Meyer on 05/22/2017 5:35 AM

Retaliation against a Physician Whistleblower By Lawrence R. Huntoon, M.D., Ph.D. Editor, JAPS Dr. Michael W. Fitzgibbons, an infectious diseases specialist and former chief of staff at Western Medical Center in Santa Ana, California, is not a man who simply walks away and gives up, even in the face of grave injustices inflicted upon him […]

By Del Meyer on 05/22/2017 5:33 AM

Dr. Barbara Bellar http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mZbFrAAV3-o&feature=youtu.be We are gifted with a health care plan we are forced to purchase and fined if we don’t; which purportedly covers at least 10 million more people without adding a single new Doctor; but provides for 16,000 new IRS agents; written by a committee whose chairman says he doesn’t understand it; […]