The dawn of a new patient era

Last week I wrote an article inspired by Mighty Casey’s blog post and in response to the very insulting post written by  Niam Yaraghi in USA Today.  The essence of the article can be summed up by quoting directly from the article: “Patients are neither qualified...

Patients are not total idiots!

Yesterday I read an awesome post by the MightyCasey in response to an astonishing post by a certain Niam Yaraghi in USA Today.  According to said Niam Yaraghi patients are incapable of managing or understanding their own health and should leave it all entirely up the...

The ubiquitous internet

I recently had the pleasure of visiting a friend in Salvador de Bahia in Brazil, staying in the non-touristy Itapua on the outskirts of Salvador.  One of the benefits of staying with a local was that I got to see a part of Brazil few tourists really get to experience,...