Friday, May 29, 2015

Why Doctors Quit?

5/29/15. 
http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/why-doctors-quit/2015/05/28/1e9d8e6e-056f-11e5-a428-c984eb077d4e_story.html


So you can keep your doctor with ObamaCare - a lie.


Because of the tangle of bureaucratic rules and regulations, good doctors are quitting or retiring early.







Friday, May 22, 2015

The Unassailable Virtue of Victims

5/22/15. Underdogs are making it to the top.

"If Hillary Clinton could teach the poor how to give speeches, the poor could make a good living."

--- Steve Ceresnie


http://www.weeklystandard.com/articles/unassailable-virtue-victims_941011.html?page=2#

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Do Psychiatric Drugs Do More Harm Then Good?

5/14/15. This expert says yes. This expert should ask the people who benefit from these medicines.


As a psychologist with 35+ years of experience, I say psychiatric drugs do more good than harm.


It is difficult to get people to take antibiotics for 8 days when they have an infection. Getting people to take psychiatric drugs with no benefits --- impossible.


http://www.theguardian.com/society/2015/may/12/psychiatric-drugs-more-harm-than-good-expert

Saturday, May 9, 2015

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Joseph Epstein: From Parent to Parenting

5/5/15. What's the matter with parents today?


https://www.commentarymagazine.com/article/from-parent-to-parenting/

The Case for Compensating Kidney Donors

5/5/15. Sally Satel, M.D. makes the case.

Too many people are dying, whose lives could be saved.

http://www.aei.org/publication/the-case-for-compensating-kidney-donors/

Addiction is a Matter of Persistance - Not Fate

5/5/15. Addiction as a chronic brain disease is an appealing explanation --- except it is not true.

http://www.manhattan-institute.org/html/miarticle.htm?id=10133#.VUhLYbl0yM8

What Can We Do About the American Inequality Crisis?

5/5/15. The author of Bowling Alone fills his next book with how to help children in America.

Some say we have already tried his recommendations.

http://www.city-journal.org/2015/bc0327kh.html

Thomas Sowell: Race, Politics, and Lies

5/5/15. Family life for African Americans was much better before the 1960's Great Society trapped too many families in the culture of welfare dependency.

Before 1960, single parents families and crime filled communities were much more rare than now.

http://www.realclearpolitics.com/articles/2015/05/05/race_politics_and_lies_126484.html

Theodore Dalrymple: The Horrors of Self-Esteem

5/5/15. You can have too much self-esteem, but not too much self-respect.

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/psychiatric-disorder/201504/the-horrors-self-esteem