Medical Tuesday Blog


Jul 16

Written by: Del Meyer
07/16/2019 10:19 PM 

Featured Article: The Continuing Epidemic of Trans

For teens who experience persistent gender dysphoria, this protocol can provide profound
relief from suffering. For some kids, however, gender dysphoria is temporary.
And the effects of transitioning can be permanent.

In the News: Transgender Military Service Ban

Gender identity, gender dysphoria, and transgender have been in the news recently which has been
heightened by the president’s ban on transgender military service, a change from the previous presidential policy. . .

International Healthcare: One million Canadians waited for medically necessary treatment in 2018.  The Private Cost of Public Queues for Medically Necessary Care, 2019 finds that Canada’s long wait times for medically necessary treatments cost Canadians $2.1 billion—or $1,924 per patient—in lost wages and time last year.

Government Healthcare: A European Myth in Progressive America
American Exceptionalism and the Entitlement State

Medical Gluttony: Patient’s Control Is the Answer to Healthcare according to Steve Forbes
Only Free Markets Will Save–And Strengthen–Healthcare

Medical Myths & Rumors: Do Financial Incentives Improve Health Behaviors?

Overheard in the Medical Staff Lounge: The Killing of a Presidency

The Bookshelf: Pilgrims Progress comes to the Cinemas
The Pilgrim’s Progress from This World, to That which is to Come
This 1678 Christian allegory written by John Bunyan is regarded as one of the most significant works of religious English literature. It has been translated into more than 200 languages and has never been out of print. It has also been cited as the first novel written in English. It is being shown in theaters during Easter Week.

Hippocrates & His Kin: What is the effect of a workplace wellness program on health and economic outcomes?

Words of Wisdom: Hindsight/Foresight  “I didn’t see it see it then, but it turned out that getting fired from Apple was the best thing that could have ever happened to me.” –Steve Jobs

In Memoriam: Maestro and musicObituary: André Previn died on February 28th
The conductor, pianist and composer was 89. . . He wanted to understand the engineering of perfection: how Debussy could write “L’après midi d’un faune” without a single note put in for show; how the beginning of Brahms’s Fourth Symphony could reduce him to tears; . . .

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