Archives By Month: July 2018

Conversion Therapy Isn’t the Cure for ‘Toxic Masculinity’

Posted on July 7, 2018 7:40 am By Del Meyer in Medical Myths

Doctors once regarded homosexuality and ‘female problems’ as diseases. The reverse is no better. By Crispin Sartwell | WSJ | June 1, 2018 Doctors and psychiatrists considered homosexuality an illness, and for decades it was listed as such in the diagnostic manual of the American Psychological Association. Some still try to treat homosexuality as a […]

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Toxic Masculinity

Posted on July 7, 2018 7:38 am By Del Meyer in Medical Gluttony

A professor from Dickinson College argues in the Wall Street Journal this week that “conversion therapy” isn’t the cure for “toxic masculinity.” Dickinson College Professor Crispin Sartwell opened his column by explaining that certain expressions of gender and sexuality have been labeled “pathological” at different points throughout history. Because of this, it’s far from unusual that in […]

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Health Care Innovation

Posted on July 7, 2018 7:36 am By Del Meyer in Medicare Review

The Health Innovation We Need By Dave A. Chokshi, MD, MSc The word innovation is omnipresent in health and health care, describing new uses of technology and data, entrepreneurial ventures, and public sector efforts. Given the many challenges in the US health sector—including decreasing life expectancy, increasing costs, declining rates of health coverage, and potentially widening health […]

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Expo to celebrate NHS’s 70th

Posted on July 7, 2018 6:42 am By Del Meyer in International Medicine

Explore the NHS of the past and future or catch up on today’s latest news from the NHS 70 celebrations Find out more about the NHS at 70 As part of the NHS’s 70th birthday celebrations, there will be a dedicated ‘NHS70 theatre’ at the Health and Care Innovation Expo in Manchester on 5 and 6 […]

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The Moral Collapse of American Jewish Institutions

Posted on July 7, 2018 6:39 am By Del Meyer in In The News

Donny Deutsch, Michael Hayden and the Moral Collapse of American Jewish Institutions Tue, Jun 26, 2018  •  Column Last week, on the MSNBC TV show “Morning Joe,” MSNBC contributor Donny Deutsch said that every American who votes for President Donald Trump is a Nazi. His exact words: “If you vote for Trump, then you, the […]

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Susan Maxwell Skinner – Photojournalist and Singer

Posted on July 7, 2018 6:32 am By Del Meyer in Feature Article

Citizen Susan Parade Grand Marshal at the Carmichael Elks Independence Day Parade. CARMICHAEL, CA (MPG) – After many years of photographing the Carmichael Independence Day Parade, Susan Maxwell Skinner will this year ride in its first division as Grand Marshal. “July 4 has always been my favorite American Holiday,” says the New Zealand transplant. “I […]

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