Category Archives: Health Care

So, Don’t Be a Jerk

A response to “In Defense of Doctors: Why We Act Like Jerks, And How To Handle Us When We Do.” Continue reading

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Eavesdropping: #DDW11

Maybe I’m weird, but I’ve been eavesdropping these last few days on Digestive Diseases Week 2011, billed as “the world’s largest gathering of physicians and researchers in the fields of gastroenterology, hepatology, endoscopy and gastrointestinal surgery.”  And I’ve been doing … Continue reading

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Are You a Patient or a Consumer?

Are patients consumers? It’s a concerning paradigm, especially for those of us with uncommon diseases. Continue reading

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