Tag Archives: Dr. Stephen R. Keister

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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Teabaggers Notwithstanding : Reform Mostly a Flop

Sophisticated analysis of health care reform by Atlanta teabagger, Aug. 15, 2009. Photo by Joeff Davis / Creative Loafing.Still not so good:Reflecting on health care reformBy Dr. Stephen R. Keister / The Rag Blog / April 19, 2010 After a … finish reading Teabaggers Notwithstanding : Reform Mostly a Flop

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Health Care Reform : The End of the Beginning

Photo from Circlemp / treehugger.The end of the beginning:How ‘historic’ is this reform? By Dr. Stephen R. Keister / The Rag Blog / March 27, 2010 Health care reform was finally passed by the House and Senate and many consider … finish reading Health Care Reform : The End of the Beginning

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American Health Care : A Plague on the Sick and Infirm

Image from The Seattle Times.Reform coming to a vote:The Black Death and health care in AmericaBy Dr. Stephen R. Keister / The Rag Blog / March 17, 2010 In October of 1347 a ship docked in Messina, Sicily, after picking … finish reading American Health Care : A Plague on the Sick and Infirm

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Health Care : Social Darwinism and Stupak Obstructionism

Cartoon from caglecatoons.com.Overcoming political agendas:Will health care reform happenAnd what will it look like? By Dr. Stephen R. Keister / The Rag Blog / March 11, 2010 It appears that Congress will pass some kind of health care legislation, be … finish reading Health Care : Social Darwinism and Stupak Obstructionism

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Health Care : High Drama at Blair House

Health care debate: it even hurts to listen. Image from A Blog of My Own.High drama at Blair House:The Republican response and the ‘independent voter’ By Dr. Stephen R. Keister / The Rag Blog / March 3, 2010 With considerable … finish reading Health Care : High Drama at Blair House

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Health Care Blues : Citizens Suffer While Insurance Profits Soar

Photo from Public Option Health Care Now.Health care blues:Insurance profits soar, Congress fiddles,Teabaggers rail against ‘socialist’ Obama By Dr. Stephen R. Keister / The Rag Blog / February 21, 2010 As I write, we await the President’s open discussion about … finish reading Health Care Blues : Citizens Suffer While Insurance Profits Soar

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The Health Care Wars : Viewing the Battlefield

From the teabag front: A resident of south Florida holds a sign protesting health care reform. Photo by Carlos Barria / Reuters.The health care fight goes on:Teabaggers, downsizing, and the ‘Party of No’ By Dr. Stephen R. Keister / The … finish reading The Health Care Wars : Viewing the Battlefield

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