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EZ Vet Urgent Care Celebrates Quick Expansion as Concept Proves to be Incredibly Popular

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Free Press Release Submitted by ezvetstation.com             Press Release Distribution There’s no doubt that with pet ownership comes responsibility. Keeping a pet healthy and well taken...
by Free PR Online on Jul 16, 2015

Top 7 Reasons Why People Don’t Go To The Doctors

Top 7 Reasons Why People Don’t Go To The Doctors are Given below:Read more »...

The Last Reprogramming

He had called the other day to update me up on his condition.  He did not sound upset, but resolute.  "They offered me peritoneal dialysis," he said, "but I decided against it and figured I'd just let nature take its course.  The hospice people ar...
by Dr. Wes on Sep 25, 2014

The Physical Exam as Refuge

(Media Release) There are few situations where we expect to disrobe and have our bodies touched by relative strangers. The physical exam is one of the unique characteristics of the doctor-patient encounter; a visit to a doctor doesn’t seem the same...
by Free PR Online on Jul 11, 2014

Breaking: Senior Vice President of Doctoring

It's a job description for "Senior Vice President of Doctoring", being advertised by the American Board of Internal Medicine.  Remarkably, the position requires no patient care whatsoever.  It's interesting how history repeats. If you wonder why...
by Dr. Wes on May 22, 2014

Talking Heads

February, in case you haven't noticed, is "Heart Month" full of associations with Valentine's Day, love, peace and tranquility.  It's also a month to sell cardiovascular health care. Everywhere you look these days are advertisements for the lates...
by Dr. Wes on Feb 2, 2014

Fixing the Wholesale Destruction of the "MD" Designator

Thanks to the unrelenting march of regulatory affairs in medicine, the MD designator (Latin: Medicinae Doctor) has been completely devalued for patients.  No longer does "MD" mean you care for patients.  Instead, "MD" could mean many things: like...
by Dr. Wes on Jan 15, 2014

A humorous moment with my doctor - Medication, diagnosis and humor.

I went to see my doctor two weeks ago and he gave me good news, he told me I was currently on remission from at least four out of five of my diagnosis, which is pretty cool. And yes, you did not read wrong, four out of five, that's right. Anyhow, bes...
by My Meddling Mind on May 8, 2013

Health Care Reform Three Years Later - An Insider's Assessment

It’s been three years since the Patient Protection and Accountable Care Act (PPACA) became law.  There have been widely divergent opinions published by journalists on the impact of the law for Americans: from a rose-colored account from the New Yo...
by Dr. Wes on Mar 26, 2013

State Governments Allowing Doctors to Lie to their Pregnant Patients About Fetal Anomalies

Imagine carrying a baby to term.  You’ve waited nine long months for this moment.  You’ve planned for her arrival, you’ve had the baby shower, and you’ve gone to all your prenatal appointments. All along you are told that you are pr...
by The Individualist Feminist on Mar 4, 2013

Physician Burnout: Meet Patient Safety

The majority of doctors in America today care deeply about their patients.  After all, they're the ones that have personal relationships with them.  They're the ones who sit with them, speak with them eye to eye, feel their pain, and witness first-...
by Dr. Wes on Feb 18, 2013

The Costs of Not-so-Shared Decision Making

This week's New England Journal of Medicine contains a perspective piece by Emily Oshima Lee, M.A., and Ezekiel J. Emanuel, M.D., Ph.D. entitled "Shared Decision Making to Improve Care and Reduce Costs." The original paragraph of the piece sets the...
by Dr. Wes on Jan 5, 2013

The Encounter

They sat together, staring down at their feet not sure what to say. One was a silent war hero from the French Resistance, the other his doctor. It was a chance encounter.  He, supporting his wife as she checked in to the clinic, the other, there h...
by Dr. Wes on Nov 18, 2012

American doctors terrified of litigation

The threat of lawsuits negatively impacts not only the doctor-patient relationship, but patient care in general. Chicago, IL – Imagine that you are floating in a small raft, in the middle of the ocean, with a fiery sun beating down on your back...
by Free PR Online on Feb 21, 2012


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