Archives By Month: March 2017

Talk Radio Dialogues Connect with almost Everyone

Posted on March 6, 2017 12:15 pm By Del Meyer in The Worldwide Public Forum

In Depth Discussions with public, civic, national and international leaders, cultural, educational, political and religious commentary to broaden your perspective of our country and the world in which we live. __________ Heard on Salem National Radio (The ANSWER) sites include:,,,,,,,, Michael Medved, The Greatest Country on […]

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Antonin Scalia

Posted on March 6, 2017 12:11 pm By Del Meyer in In Memoriam

Obituary: Antonin Scalia Always right Antonin Scalia, Supreme Court justice, died on February 13th, aged 79 The Economist | Print edition | Obituary | Feb 20th 2016 IF YOU were bold enough to ask Antonin Scalia questions, you had to be precise. Otherwise the bushy black brows would furrow, the chin would crumple and the […]

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March: National Anthem; World Standard time

Posted on March 6, 2017 12:08 pm By Del Meyer in This Month in History

March 3, 1931. The Star Spangle Banner became the national anthem. The “Star Spangled Banner” was written in 1814. On this date in 1931, 117 year later, it officially became our national anthem. We were using the “The Star Spangled Banner” as our national anthem long before it became official.  There is no law that […]

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William Osler (1849-1919) Canadian Physician

Posted on March 6, 2017 12:06 pm By Del Meyer in Words Of Wisdom

“The good physician treats the disease; the great physician treats the patient who has the disease.” —William Osler, physician The trained nurse has become one of the great blessing of humanity, taking a place beside the physician and the priest, and not inferior to either in her mission. —William Osler, physician Jaundice is the disease that […]

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Uncertainty is certainly not new

Posted on March 6, 2017 12:03 pm By Del Meyer in Hippocrates & His Kin

“The only certainty is that nothing is certain” wrote Pliny the Elder in first century Rome. And we have heard countless times what Benjamin Franklin wrote in a letter in 1789: “In this world nothing can be certain, except death and taxes.” 

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Single Payer Socialized Medicine being Debated

Posted on March 6, 2017 12:00 pm By Del Meyer in The Bookshelf

“Introduction to Socialism,” What is the difference between socialism and communism? Socialism and communism are alike in that both are systems of production for use based on public ownership of the means of production and centralized planning. Socialism grows directly out of capitalism; it is the first form of the new society. Communism is a […]

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A Review of Medical Journals and Articles

Posted on March 6, 2017 11:56 am By Del Meyer in Voices of Medicine

Gagging medical research The Journal of the American Medical Association recently “gagged” authors of articles submitted to JAMA from speaking to the media or issuing a press release until after the article is printed in the journal. The best argument for this action is that new medical knowledge might better serve the public if initially […]

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Hostility against President Trump

Posted on March 6, 2017 11:54 am By Del Meyer in Overheard in the Medical Staff Lounge

Dr. Rosen:      The constant hostility and denigration of our President is beyond the pale. Dr. Edwards:  The attempts to treat him as unbalance mentally are about the same as the liberals treated President Reagan. Dr. Ruth:        Isn’t that the truth. Are there that many people that are too young to even know President Reagan and […]

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Myth Busters

Posted on March 6, 2017 11:49 am By Del Meyer in Medical Myths

Myth Busters: Why Health Reform Always Goes Awry Paperback – March 23, 2017 by Greg Scandlen (Author) Fifty years of attempts at reforming health care have failed. Not just failed to do what was promised, but actually made conditions worse than they were before. As a result, we have a system that is extremely bureaucratic, […]

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Posted on March 6, 2017 11:48 am By Del Meyer in Medical Gluttony

Hospitals Are Robbing Us Blind By Galen Institute | Slate | 2015 Five years ago this week, Barack Obama signed the Affordable Care Act into law, and we’ve been debating it ever since. Like many Americans, I oppose Obamacare, and I think we ought to repeal it and replace it. Over the past few months, […]

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