Hitting a Nerve

Hitting a Nerve

In general, I’m happy

Subspecialists are important to maintain medical excellence, but we still need people willing to do general...

Hitting a Nerve

Staying in my lane

Part of life is accepting what you can and can’t do.

Hitting a Nerve

Marketing the meds

Perhaps a portion of the significant amount of money spent on pharmaceutical marketing, branding, and...

Hitting a Nerve

The placebo effect

Accumulating evidence suggests that some ingredients in over-the-counter cold and cough remedies are ineffective...

Hitting a Nerve

Thinking about masks

While nothing is 100% successful, masks put a respiratory filter of sorts between us and the world (and vice versa).

Hitting a Nerve

I’ll make a note of that

As technology advances us toward a digital, paperless world, paper – for better or worse – still has its place...

Hitting a Nerve

Footprints

In medicine, and in everyday life, we strive to do our best for ourselves and for those who need us.

Hitting a Nerve

Hunt, gather, and turn on the Keurig

Over the millennia we’ve changed daily routines from something critical for survival to what we need for individual success in a chosen field.

Hitting a Nerve

Dusty, but still cool

In life, as in medicine, priorities change and evolve with the times.

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