Medical Economics

November 12, 2021

T minus 4 days until “The Best Gift”

Early readers have told me that this will be their favorite Christmas present to give to family and friends this year: The Best Gift: Tales of a […]
November 12, 2021

What doctors wish their patients knew about cutting down on screen

According to a report from the AMA, while the COVID-19 pandemic has been challenging for everyone, digital tools have allowed people to work remotely, participate in school from […]
November 11, 2021

Five days until the U.S. release of “The Best Gift”

The excitement is building for the November 16 release of my next book, The Best Gift: Tales of a Small-Town Doctor Learning Life’s Greatest Lessons can be preordered […]
November 11, 2021

Remembering My Favorite Veteran on Veteran’s Day

I love what my friend, Congressman Doug Lamborn, wrote today about Veteran’s Day (and my hero, my dad):
November 11, 2021

Does a low carb diet worsen your cholesterol?

Going on a low-carb diet has long been a popular weight-loss strategy. But some doctors and nutrition experts have advised against doing so over fears that […]
November 10, 2021

T minus 6 days until “The Best Gift”

Less than one week to the national release of The Best Gift: Tales of a Small-Town Doctor Learning Life’s Greatest Lessons. But you can preorder your copy […]
November 10, 2021

Good news on teens and vaping

Teen use of electronic cigarettes fell sharply in 2021, the second consecutive year of big declines, according to the government’s annual National Youth Tobacco Survey.
November 9, 2021

“The Best Gift” releases in just one week. I’m excited!

I’m so excited that my 39th book, The Best Gift: Tales of a Small-Town Doctor Learning Life’s Greatest Lessons releases in just one week. Early readers say […]
February 11, 2009

If You Are Elderly or on Medicare – Be Afraid, Very Afraid

According to Gary Bauer, former presidential candidate and now President of the Campaign for Working Families, conservatives evaluating some of the fine details of what he […]
February 12, 2009

Stimulus Bill May Change Health Care Forever

The recent “stimulus” bill that passed Congress may fundamentally change the way health care is delivered to all Americans. It will hand over decisions about your […]
March 20, 2009

Q & A: Should men still get PSAs screenings or not?

Two eagerly awaited studies of a total of 250,000 men have raised new questions and concerns about the risks and benefits of the prostate-specific antigen test, […]
March 20, 2009

Routine Prostate Cancer Screenings Don’t Significantly Prevent Deaths, Research Shows

Two large, long-awaited studies have failed to produce convincing evidence that routine prostate cancer screening significantly reduces the chances of dying from the disease without putting […]