Archives By Month: July 2017

Talk Radio Dialogues Connect with almost Everyone

Posted on July 9, 2017 11:25 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. Heard on Salem National Radio (The ANSWER) sites include:,,,,,,,,

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Richard Wesley Rowland

Posted on July 9, 2017 11:24 am By Del Meyer in In Memoriam

Richard Westley Rowland | 1943 – 2017 Served as a Navy Frogman in 1960-61 (Which later became the Navy Seals) Rowland was a warrior who survived the jungles of Vietnam, three bullet wounds, was captured, escaped, served time in America’s most notorious prisons and served on Big Oil boards. Abandoned as a toddler, Richard Rowland […]

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Posted on July 9, 2017 11:22 am By Del Meyer in This Month in History

July is Freedom Month: Many nations—including our own—gained their freedom during this particular month of the year. Canada became a self-governing British dominion on this day in 1867. France had its first revolution on July 14. Nations such as Algeria, Argentina, Colombia, Belgium, Peru, Liberia and Venezuela also gained self-government and freedom during this month. […]

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Views on Death and Dying

Posted on July 9, 2017 11:20 am By Del Meyer in Words Of Wisdom

Death must be distinguished from dying, with which it is often confused—Sydney Smith It hath been often said, that it is not death, but dying, which is terrible—Henry Fielding On his deathbed, British surgeon Joseph Henry Green behaved very coolly. “Congestion,”: he observed, and then took his own pulse. “Stopped,” he said, and died. 

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Is the AMA no longer Hippocrates Kin?

Posted on July 9, 2017 11:18 am By Del Meyer in Hippocrates & His Kin

Why the AMA endorses OBAMACARE but your doctor does not? There was a time up to until the 1980s, that the AMA made most of its revenue from physicians’ dues. In those days, presumably, they cared about the issues that negatively affected physicians, and by extension, the practice of medicine and patient care.  In 1963, […]

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Female Erasure

Posted on July 9, 2017 11:15 am By Del Meyer in The Bookshelf

Dr. Michelle A Cretella eloquently spoke at a recent meeting of the AAPS concerning the current transgender phenomenon. Her review of a recent book on the subject caught my eye. This is an important subject and the public is very confused.  I observed this abnormality in a friend’s son. He didn’t understand that he will […]

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A Review Medical Journals and Issues: Non-Physician Clinicians

Posted on July 9, 2017 11:13 am By Del Meyer in Voices of Medicine

In Medical Practice, there are a number of para-professionals who help us. Many appear in long white coats and are thought to be physicians. Some Physician Assistants actually refer to themselves as doctor. At times some of our patients are somewhat confused as to whom they are seeing. There are instances when a patient realizes […]

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The Presidential Election Investigation

Posted on July 9, 2017 11:11 am By Del Meyer in Overheard in the Medical Staff Lounge

Dr. Rosen:      There is certainly a lot of animosity in the country these days. There seems to be a large number of people that think our president hijacked his election with the help of foreign interference. Dr. Edwards:  The special prosecutors are digging into everything diggable. They must think they can reverse the elections. The […]

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Exercise will reduce obesity

Posted on July 9, 2017 11:07 am By Del Meyer in Medical Myths

It has now been completely proven that exercise will not affect obesity. Frequently in the consultation room we hear a patient who’s weight increase each month say, “I haven’t been able to exercise.” We have always told them that exercise increases muscle mass but won’t decrease fat mass. It was apparent that patients did not […]

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Running to the doctor

Posted on July 9, 2017 11:05 am By Del Meyer in Medical Gluttony

In a casual conversation, a patient stated she was having some nasal congestion and would have to make a doctor’s appointment to treat this. I asked her if she had used any decongestants? She replied that she didn’t do anything without her doctor’s suggestion. But does that cost you both time and money to go […]

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