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  • Doctors “Fire” Vaccine Refusers
    By on February 15, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    phantomfive writes “In a study of Connecticut pediatricians published last year, some 30% of 133 doctors said they had asked a family to leave their practice for vaccine refusal. Pediatricians are getting tired of families avoiding vaccines, which puts their children at higher risk of disease. From the article: ‘Pediatricians fed up with parents who refuse to vaccinate their children out of concern it can cause autism or other problems (more…)

  • No One Cares About Baseball: Part Two | The Dugout Doctors
    By on June 10, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    The MLB should take note on how the NFL is maximizing their sport because they’re losing the financial battle.


  • Guantanamo Doctors Ignored Signs of Prisoner Torture, Group Says
    By on April 27, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    U.S. military doctors at Guantanamo Bay ignored signs of torture at the military prison and failed to investigate physical and psychological injuries they observed there, according to a study in the medical journal PLoS Medicine.


  • Doctors Seeing a Rise In “Google-itis”
    By on May 17, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    It’s one of the fastest-growing health issues that doctors now face: “Google-itis.” Everyone from concerned mothers to businessmen on their lunch break are typing in symptoms and coming up with rare diseases or just plain wrong information. Many doctors are bringing computers into examination rooms now so they can search along with patients to alleviate their fears. “I’m not looking for a relationship where the patient accepts my word as the gospel (more…)