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How Important is the Physical Exam?

September 17, 2011


As a primer for this article, please enjoy the first half of this short video by the physician-blogger ZDoggMD (warning:  seriously great Yoda impression): I’ll  be the first to admit it – I don’t always complete (or repeat) an entire physical exam on my patients.  But that’s okay — sometimes only a “focused” physical is […]

Ann Coulter Extols Radiation Exposure “Benefits”

March 22, 2011


Professional conservative troll Ann Coulter attempted to discredit fears regarding Japan’s nuclear disaster during a segment aired this week on The O’Reilly Factor by telling viewers “radiation is good for you.” Coulter claimed that a “stunning number” of physicists believe radiation is good for you, and went on to cite several studies that revealed a […]

Can You Give it a Second?

February 21, 2011


Well, it’s the beginning of another week – which means a good number of us are cranky, and our tempers are short (even after the beautiful weather my area was blessed with this weekend). Matt Ridley, in The Rational Optimist, claims life today is “healthier, richer & kinder” than at any point in our history […]

Great Quotes in Medicine | “A Freudian slip is when you say one thing but mean your mother.”

January 8, 2011


One of the last topics we’re “covering” before the boards is Psychiatry.  I find it very interesting, but doubt I could ever make a career of it. After just one week of lectures, my classmates and I have reached a consensus:  in order to be a Psychiatrist, one must fully appreciate the practice of cursing […]