I make a terrible patient. I ask a ton of questions, I check myriads of connections, and I’m fixated on finding the root cause – a behavior that tends to drive nuts many clinicians. I do the same for my patients, however.
The flu vaccine experience and beyond
Living through winters as fun as the “Buffalo winters”, a mom must get ready in each and every way possible. Deciding for or against flu vaccine is one of them.
Metformin, muscle pain, and orange P
I was used to reading about a few side effect reports here and there and then wait decades to have enough cases to draw a conclusion. Facebook is different: I encounter dozens of reports every day as I get online. If I ask for clarification the reply comes right away with plenty of details and often pictures too!
The real-life story of a drug-related question
A couple of months ago I was sharing the thought of launching this blog with my cousin.
First, do no harm!
Anemia is a constant erosion. Would you build your house on sand?
Anemia and cancer: a tango takes two
“Is there any relationship between anemia and cancer?”
Thankful and humbled
This past week I was reminded to appreciate life and death equally.
How bad can it get?
I have a friend that hates the entire healthcare system. At times I do too, but only when I get frustrated that things don’t get better! But my friend acts like he knows it all and always finds better solutions than physicians, nurses, wife, friends, anyone… We all could see the danger striking every minute … Continue reading How bad can it get?
Mornings are better with coffee
If coffee is a drug, then I’m under influence every morning! I was so for decades.