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Dr. Stephen R. Keister : Rheumatoid Arthritis and Medical Arrogance

Dr. William Osler:”We are here to add what we can to life…” Image from The Arts, Sciences and Medicine.Adding what we can to life:Treating rheumatoid arthritis,and fighting medical arroganceBy Dr. Stephen R. Keister / The Rag Blog / January 5, … finish reading Dr. Stephen R. Keister : Rheumatoid Arthritis and Medical Arrogance

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Dr. Stephen R. Keister : Christmas Spirit and the Compassionate Doctor

“The Family Doctor,” lithograph by Grant Wood, 1941.Christmas past:The compassionate doctorand today’s medical culture By Dr. Stephen R. Keister / The Rag Blog / December 22, 2010 The Christmas season means many things to many people; however, as I approach … finish reading Dr. Stephen R. Keister : Christmas Spirit and the Compassionate Doctor

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Dr. Stephen R. Keister : Physician, Heal Thyself

Graphic by Daniel Marsula / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.Physician, heal thyself:The sad demise of medical ethics By Dr. Stephen R. Keister / The Rag Blog / November 17, 2010 Recently I awoke to a front page article in The Erie Times-News headlined … finish reading Dr. Stephen R. Keister : Physician, Heal Thyself

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Dr. Stephen R. Keister : On Biden’s Blaming the Base

Joe Biden, at a Manchester, NH, fundraiser on Sept. 27, 2010, told the Democratic base to “stop whining.” Photo from AP.‘Perhaps I grow testy’:On Obama and Biden blaming the Democratic base By Dr. Stephen R. Keister / The Rag Blog … finish reading Dr. Stephen R. Keister : On Biden’s Blaming the Base

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Dr. Stephen R. Keister : Calvinism, Pride in Ignorance, and Health Care Reform

John Calvin: Some are blessed by God.Reflecting on the health care law:Flawed bill fixes some problems By Dr. Stephen R. Keister / The Rag Blog / September 23, 2010 There has been time for reflection about the health care legislation … finish reading Dr. Stephen R. Keister : Calvinism, Pride in Ignorance, and Health Care Reform

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Dr. Stephen R. Keister : Health Care, Congress and the Inquisition

It’s pure torture:Reviewing the House Health Care plan By Dr. Stephen R. Keister / The Rag Blog / November 15, 2009 See ‘Healthcare-NOW on the House Health Care bill,’ Below. In his excellent review in TheRag Blog, Alex Knight discussed … finish reading Dr. Stephen R. Keister : Health Care, Congress and the Inquisition

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Dr. Stephen R. Keister : The Public Option and the Public Good

Graphic by patriotboy.Honesty, honor and universal health care We hear cries of woe about costs of universal care from the insurance-subsidized Republican members of Congress. Yet, these same folks have no problem with spending on foreign wars, of questionable need… … finish reading Dr. Stephen R. Keister : The Public Option and the Public Good

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Dr. Stephen R. Keister : Health Care Reform, Tea Baggers and the Politics of Fear

Sign from “Tax Revolt Tea-Toss,” on April 3 in Longport, Long Island, NY. Photo from VigilantSquirrelBrigade. There were older folks, no doubt on Social Security and Medicare, carrying signs reading, ‘Send the Socialists to Europe.’ There were working folks, no … finish reading Dr. Stephen R. Keister : Health Care Reform, Tea Baggers and the Politics of Fear

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Dr. Stephen R. Keister : The Insurance Industry Could Use a Hippocratic Oath

Hippocrates / josh pincus is crying. Nowhere, does the Hippocratic Oath require a physician to be a peon, or a servant of a HMO or insurance company. By Dr. Stephen R. Keister / The Rag Blog / April 6, 2009 … finish reading Dr. Stephen R. Keister : The Insurance Industry Could Use a Hippocratic Oath

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Dr. Stephen R. Keister : Health Care Reform? Follow the Money

Sen. Ted Kennedy has been leadiing “quiet negotiations” on health care reform. Photo by J. Scott Applewhite / Pool / UPI. Our nation invests twice as much as most nations in medical costs, 31% of which goes to insurance company … finish reading Dr. Stephen R. Keister : Health Care Reform? Follow the Money

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Dr. Stephen R. Keister : Where Our Health Care Money Goes

William McGuire, former CEO of United HealthGroup, was paid $54.1 million, not counting stock options. Photo by G. Paul Burnett / NYT. One wonders just what motivates these [Republican] clowns. One could conjecture that it is an abiding, almost religious … finish reading Dr. Stephen R. Keister : Where Our Health Care Money Goes

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Dr. Keister : Obama and the Steelers Won! Next Up: Universal Health Care

President Obama holds up a Pittsburgh Steelers football jersey given to him by Dan Rooney, chairman of the Pittsburgh Steelers, during a campaign rally in Pittsburgh last October. Photo by Reuters. I require two more coupes in the next year … finish reading Dr. Keister : Obama and the Steelers Won! Next Up: Universal Health Care

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