Tag Archives: Medicine

Jeff Shero Nightbyrd :
My heart attack and some lessons I learned

My recent experience with triple bypass open heart surgery taught me a lot about how to stay healthy. By Jeff Shero Nightbyrd | The Rag Blog | February 25, 2015 Jeff Nightbyrd will be Thorne Dreyer’s guest on Rag Radio, … finish reading Jeff Shero Nightbyrd :
My heart attack and some lessons I learned

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Ed Felien : Komen and Cancer: Cause and Effect?

These women are protesting the Komen Foundation’s defunding of Planned Parenthod — later retracted — at headquarters in Dallas,  February 7, 2012. But there may be other reasons to say “Shame on Komen!” Photo by Rex C. Curry / AP. … finish reading Ed Felien : Komen and Cancer: Cause and Effect?

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Thorne Webb Dreyer and Sarito Carol Neiman : Bon Voyage, Doctor Keister

Dr. Stephen R. Keister, 1921-2012.Dr. Stephen R. Keister, 1921-2012:Bon Voyage, Doctor Keister By Thorne Webb Dreyer and Sarito Carol Neiman / The Rag Blog / April 12, 2012 It seems the cancer always wins! Tomorrow I go to the Manchester … finish reading Thorne Webb Dreyer and Sarito Carol Neiman : Bon Voyage, Doctor Keister

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Sarito Carol Neiman : The Anti-Angels of Health Care

Cartoon from The New Yorker.Shredding the envelope:Healthcare on the ground – Part III: The anti-angel forces By Sarito Carol Neiman / The Rag Blog / September 22, 2011 [Shredding the Envelope (“Ruminations on news, taboos, and space beyond time”) is … finish reading Sarito Carol Neiman : The Anti-Angels of Health Care

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Sarito Carol Neiman : The Anti-Angels of Health Care

Cartoon from The New Yorker.Shredding the envelope:Healthcare on the ground – Part III: The anti-angel forces. By Sarito Carol Neiman / The Rag Blog / September 22, 2011 [Shredding the Envelope (“Ruminations on news, taboos, and space beyond time”) is … finish reading Sarito Carol Neiman : The Anti-Angels of Health Care

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Sarito Carol Neiman : Healthcare on the Ground II: The Angels

Nurse as guardian angel? Art by Amy Jordan / folkartblondes’s photostream / Flickr.Shredding the envelope:Healthcare on the ground – Part II The angels are the ones who are doing more than just their jobs. By Sarito Carol Neiman / The … finish reading Sarito Carol Neiman : Healthcare on the Ground II: The Angels

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Sarito Carol Neiman : Healthcare on the Ground

Image from Sky Dancing.Shredding the envelope:Healthcare on the ground, Part I By Sarito Carol Neiman / The Rag Blog / September 1, 2011 [Shredding the Envelope (“Ruminations on news, taboos, and space beyond time”) is Sarito Carol Neiman’s (occasionally) regular … finish reading Sarito Carol Neiman : Healthcare on the Ground

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Dr. Stephen R. Keister : Fighting Money-Driven Medicine

Cartoon by tunin-s / toonpool.com.The mouse that roared:Fighting money-driven medicine By Dr. Stephen R. Keister / The Rag Blog / May 18, 2011 As I look at the health care situation in this country, I am reminded of the Peter … finish reading Dr. Stephen R. Keister : Fighting Money-Driven Medicine

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Dr. Stephen R. Keister : Back from Break, Republicans Resume Assault on Poor and Infirm

The Republicans are back. Image from xrodgers / Flickr.Renew attack on poor, elderly, infirm:Republicans back from Easter break By Dr. Stephen R. Keister / The Rag Blog / May 5, 2011 “Wherever there is great property, there is great inequality. … finish reading Dr. Stephen R. Keister : Back from Break, Republicans Resume Assault on Poor and Infirm

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Dr. Stephen R. Keister : Political Idiots and Economic Dementia

Aldous Huxley: the “dogmatism and proselytizing zeal… of religious or political idiots.”Huxley’s ‘political idiots’ andpublic health in America By Dr. Stephen R. Keister / The Rag Blog / April 13, 2011 “At least two thirds of our miseries spring from … finish reading Dr. Stephen R. Keister : Political Idiots and Economic Dementia

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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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Nina Lakhani : Cuban Medics in Haiti Put World to Shame

Cuban medic treats cholera victims in Haiti. Photo from AFP / Getty Images.Cuban medics in Haiti:Castro’s doctors and nurses arethe backbone of the fight against cholera By Nina Lakhani / The Independent / December 28, 2010 They are the real … finish reading Nina Lakhani : Cuban Medics in Haiti Put World to Shame

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