Medical Economics

March 17, 2022

6 Easy Ways to Stay Healthy This St. Patrick’s Day

I’ve had a number of family and friends who have benefited from using the online service Noom
March 16, 2022

Women who breastfed children much less likely to develop or die from heart disease or stroke

Healio reports that women who ever breastfed during their lifetime were far less likely to develop heart disease or stroke.
March 15, 2022

Study finds lasting protection from COVID-19 vaccines

COVID vaccination, particularly the mRNA vaccine, offers long-lasting protection from the worst outcomes of COVID-19, according to a study by the University of North Carolina at […]
March 14, 2022

Study: Regular home BP readings are the most accurate at diagnosing hypertension

HealthDay reports, “Regular blood pressure readings at home are more accurate for diagnosing high blood pressure than those taken at a doctor’s office.”
March 13, 2022

SNEAK PEAK – Part Two – The Best Gift: Tales of a Small-Town Doctor Learning Life’s Greatest Lessons

With the permission of my publisher, for the month of March, I’m giving you a SNEAK PEEK of the first four chapters of my latest book […]
March 12, 2022

“At First Light,” my WWII book, releases in about five weeks

The WWII book about my father and his exploits, “At First Light: A True World War II Story of a Hero, His Bravery, and an Amazing […]
March 11, 2022

What to do for the disturbing symptoms of long COVID?

As I told you earlier this week, I’m blessed to be a small part of a great team of healthcare professionals at UCHealth and the University […]
March 10, 2022

More sleep may help adults lose weight

My patients are often surprised to learn that better sleep, along with exercise and good nutrition, helps with weight loss.
November 2, 2009

Christian Medical Association Labels House Healthcare Bill an “Overdose” That Threatens Patient-Physician Relationship

The 16,000-member Christian Medical Association, the nation’s largest faith-based associaation of physicians, today said that the 2,000-page healthcare overhaul bill (HR 3962) introduced in the House […]
November 5, 2009

The Grass Is Not Always Greener: A Look at National Health Care Systems Around the World – Part 8 – Spain

In the midst of our national debate about healthcare reform, people on both sides of the debate seem to pick and choose among the facts and […]
November 12, 2009

The Grass Is Not Always Greener: A Look at National Health Care Systems Around the World – Part 9 – Italy

In the midst of our national debate about healthcare reform, people on both sides of the debate seem to pick and choose among the facts and […]
November 21, 2009

The Grass Is Not Always Greener: A Look at National Health Care Systems Around the World – Part 10 – Switzerland

In the midst of our national debate about healthcare reform, people on both sides of the debate seem to pick and choose among the facts and […]
December 2, 2009

NOW the healthcare reform debate begins

Healthcare Reform that Most Americans Support Christian Medical Association Labels House Healthcare Bill an “Overdose” That Threatens Patient-Physician Relationship Yesterday, the United States Senate began debating […]
January 12, 2010

Twelve Reasons Why the Senate Health Care Bill Should Alarm Each of Us

My friend, family physician and U.S. Senator Tom Coburn, MD, has my undying respect and admiration. When he speaks, I listen. So, his most recent piece […]