Blog Posts - Conflicts


“Yes, Irene”, TRUMP has MANY MANY #CONFLICTSOFINTEREST & SHOULDN’T BE ALLOWED THE WHITE HOUSE HERE THEY ALL ARE: ================================================== Donald Trump’s Conflicts of Interest: A Crib Sheet The pre...
by The Politics of Everything on Dec 3, 2016

Coming Home

I am creating another writer’s retreat for myself this weekend, but to tell the truth, right now my whole life feels like a writer’s retreat. I continue to feel conflict free, partly because I have put off worrying about the future and what is to...
by Bertram's Blog on Sep 2, 2016

My Writer’s Retreat

I’ve been wondering if I should do some sort of writer’s retreat to get me back into writing fiction, and as it turns out, all unknowingly, I created my own retreat. Last weekend, beginning Thursday afternoon when my last dance class was over unt...
by Bertram's Blog on Aug 25, 2016


Who among us hasn’t had occasion to feel less than neighborly with our neighbors? It could be the dog next door that barks incessantly. Or the teenagers down the street who love to have “enthusiastic” parties and high decibel music.
by Nancy Meadows Designs on Jul 22, 2016

Too Little Too Late: The ABIM Foundation Sells Its Condo

It was a story that broke on this blog nearly two years ago when the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Foundation was putting their luxury condominium, complete with a chauffeur-driven Mercedes S-Class town car that was purchased with physic...
by Dr. Wes on Jul 10, 2016

Life Shouldn’t Be So Hard

In response to my post, Still in Flux, where I lamented that after 12,000 miles, I didn’t notice any change in me, a reader commented: I think everything’s changed, Pat, but you seem to be missing it right now. You have changed. Significantly. Go...
by Bertram's Blog on Jul 6, 2016

Humor leads to happiness.

By David Joel Miller. Learn to laugh more and you will live more. Humor is good for your mental health and it is good for relationships. There can be very real physical health benefits also. People without a sense of … Continue reading →...
by counseolrssoapbox on Jun 27, 2016

ABIM's Bedfellows

Right now, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has a comment period that extends through 27 Jun 2016 regarding MACRA, the new payment scheme created by the health care industry, to pay physicians on the front line of health care. I en...
by Dr. Wes on Jun 22, 2016

Social Conflicts Resolution and Urban Development

Several methods have been adopted by various countries in trying to tame the raving menace of social conflicts in their urban areas, ethnic and religious conflict is the most prominent form of conflict in the urban areas. Due to this, more state and...
by News24Media on Jun 11, 2016

Maintenance of Certification: Medicine's House of Cards

Background In 1986 after struggling for years to secure a growing stream of revenue, the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM), a 501(c)(3) non-profit physician testing agency originally domiciled in Iowa and now located in Philadelphia, PA, un...
by Dr. Wes on Jun 9, 2016

Webinar: Role of Civil Society in Assisting and Protecting Migrants Caught in Conflicts and Natural Disasters September 9,

The purpose of the MICIC webinars is to present and discuss with interested parties specific thematic areas, raise awareness, and present preliminary results of work carried out. The webinars, which are being produced in close consultation with w...
by Vreemdelingenrecht on Sep 8, 2015

Russian Tanks in Ukraine, but US Won’t Say ‘Invasion’

Remote Ministry representative Jen Psaki assigned overwhelming weapons “moved to the cutting edge” and supported “the advancement seen by NATO.” Asked point clear via email or Russia had attacked Ukraine, Psaki off again to utilize that term.
by Kolom Info on Jul 7, 2015

Wazifa for Gaining Confidence

Wazifa for Gaining Confidence Wazifa for Removing Depression and Anxiety When you are Depressed or in Anxiety or in Trouble insha ALLAH ‘Wazifa for Gaining Confidence’ will help you out! يَا حَيُّ يَا قَيُّوْمُ بِر...
by yallaah on Jun 25, 2015

Why Electrophysiologists Need to Flood the MOC "Debate" at HRS2015

Anti-MOC Buttons Click image to order yours On 13 May 2015 at 8 am in Room 162A of the Boston Convention Center, a session called "Controversies in Public Policy"will occur at the 2015 Heart Rhythm Society Scientific Sessions. As part of that sessio...
by Dr. Wes on May 2, 2015

Is your problem drugs or people?

By David Joel Miller. Are people in your life making too much out of your recreational drug use? A number of people recently have been describing how they do not feel they have a problem with drugs. They are not … Continue reading →...
by counseolrssoapbox on Mar 27, 2015

Inner Child a Twin?

By David Joel Miller. Are there times your inner-child can’t get along with its siblings? There has been lots of discussion, and more than a few books over the years, about having an inner child. That part of us that … Continue reading →...
by counseolrssoapbox on Mar 6, 2015

Can’t tell your counselor that?

By David Joel Miller Can’t Say That What do you do if there are things you can’t tell your counselor? Clients and commenters have told me a number of times that there were things that they had not felt able … Continue reading →...
by counseolrssoapbox on Jan 26, 2015

Choosing between the law or your ethics, a dilemma for counselors.

By David Joel Miller. What if the law says the counselor should do something but doing it will hurt someone? Occasionally a reader sends in a question that has far-reaching consequences. The question below made me stop and think about … Continu...
by counseolrssoapbox on Jan 2, 2015

Peace and Understanding

Post Written By Eugene Morgan “Peace cannot be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.”— Albert Einstein A lack of peace is a lack of understanding. Understanding is about making sense of out our internal conflicts. Und...
by Change For Health on Dec 24, 2014

Medical Journals Should Disclose Conflicts Just Like Their Authors

In every medical journal, authors must disclose all conflict of interests that might exist to the editors of that journal as a condition of publication.  However, as we are increasingly becoming aware, journal editors do not have to disclose payment...
by Dr. Wes on Dec 22, 2014

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