Archives By Month: April 2017

Talk Radio Dialogues Connect with almost Everyone

Posted on April 9, 2017 8:27 am 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. Michael Medved, The Greatest Country on God’s Green Earth. The Michael Medved Show gives you insightful columns and commentary about culture, politics, videos, movie […]

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Emma Morano, the oldest person in the world, died on April 15th, age 117

Posted on April 9, 2017 8:24 am By Del Meyer in In Memoriam

The Economist | Print Edition | April 27, 2017 | Obituary: Ancient as the hills THOSE who live to be very old are never previously famous. Few in the world know them, and they know almost nothing of the world. Emma Morano had never been to Rome, let alone abroad. Her world was Pallanza-Verbania on […]

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Posted on April 9, 2017 8:21 am By Del Meyer in This Month in History

April showers may bring May flowers, but most of us are too busy worrying about our taxes to stop and smell the daffodils, tulips, lilies, and hyacinths which are some of the most popular blossoms of spring. April 1 – April Fool’s Day; This is the day when the aquarium receives a lot of phone […]

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From Our Presidents

Posted on April 9, 2017 8:18 am By Del Meyer in Words Of Wisdom

Abraham Lincoln: As I would not be a slave, so I would not be a master. This expresses my idea of democracy. George Washington: Happiness and moral duty are inseparable connected. 

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Hippocratic Quotes

Posted on April 9, 2017 8:17 am By Del Meyer in Hippocrates & His Kin

Cure sometimes, treat often, comfort always. Wherever the art of medicine is loved, there is also a love of humanity. Natural forces within us are the true healers of disease. Make a habit of two things: to help; or at least to do no harm.

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A Man And His Presidents

Posted on April 9, 2017 8:15 am By Del Meyer in The Bookshelf

The Political Odyssey of William F. Buckley Jr. by Alvin S. Felzenberg An admiring look at the career of William F. Buckley Jr. (1925-2008), public contrarian. Presidential historian Felzenberg (Annenberg School for Communication, Univ. of Pennsylvania; The Leaders We Deserved (and a Few We Didn’t): Rethinking the Presidential Rating Game, 2008, etc.) praises the “elegance, humor, wit, […]

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A Review of Medical Journals Editor, J. Amer Phys & Surgeons

Posted on April 9, 2017 8:13 am By Del Meyer in Voices of Medicine

What Seduces Doctors to the “Dark Side”? By Mark J. Kellen, MD, President, AAPS We all have colleagues who cannot get over their attraction to government schemes. The question of course is, “Why?” In the history of mankind, central planning has been a marker for inefficiency, failure, oppression, and scarcity. Free markets, property rights, and […]

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Sexual Harassment

Posted on April 9, 2017 8:12 am By Del Meyer in Overheard in the Medical Staff Lounge

Dr. Rosen:       We are hearing allegations and confessions of sexual harassment from a large group of women who allege they were harassed decades ago. How valid is memory from 4 decades ago? Dr. Edwards:  It seems the majority are in the entertainment and political arena. They may have been precipitated by the current emphases in […]

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Are Food Pyramids based on Fact?

Posted on April 9, 2017 8:10 am By Del Meyer in Medical Myths

A panel of government experts gets together and decides what is healthy to eat and what isn’t. What could possibly go wrong? Did the Food Pyramid Make Us Fat? Freethink Media’s new video on the history of the Food Pyramid will make for surprising viewing for anyone who assumes official health and nutrition advice should be taken at face […]

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Office Visit to obtain a prescription for Baby Aspirin

Posted on April 9, 2017 8:07 am By Del Meyer in Medical Gluttony

Mr. Yarrow came in for a prescription for his 81 mg tablets of baby aspirin which he used as prophylaxis for a coronary attack. He had Medicare and Medicaid coverage. He decided that since Medicare/Medicaid covered his prescription drugs, he would make the appointment for a medical visit to acquire the aspirin on his insurance. […]

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