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JEWISH JOURNAL: Another path to reform ... by Albert Fuchs, M.D.

By Albert Fuchs, M.D.

APRIL 24, 2015 – It’s very hard to find a product or service that is both lousy and unaffordable. Such expensive duds are usually quickly replaced by cheaper and better competitors. 837 more words

Concierge Medicine

Editorial: Changing times, technologies give cause to renew debate about sprinkler mandates

The people living in the Barrington Hills home that went up in flames last weekend were, by all accounts, lucky. Nobody died. Had the house fire started in the middle of the night, the story could have been different. 69 more words


Stating The Obvious

After the recent arrests of 6 young men who had been planning on leaving MN to join ISIS there has been an outcry for more money to fight against the recruitment of Americans for foreign terrorist groups. 606 more words

Personal Opinions

VARMA, MD: 'My prior authorization is my prescription.'

By Shalini Varma M.D. Psychiatry Board Certified (tel: 224-612-2348)

APRIL 22, 2015 – Remember the ye olde days when a physician evaluated a patient, made a treatment plan, and then prescribed a medication if needed? 226 more words


Big or small, ego still falls

“You’re like my own blanket of chub,” he told me.

This one, single comment drove me over the edge. For years and years, I had endured similar insults from my siblings, family members, and even my friends–but their words had never cut as deep as hearing it from someone I regarded as so special. 522 more words


High Times.

I go to a bunch of HR conferences, and all of them, unilaterally, have one common item on their respective agendas: drinking.

Whether that’s in the guise of a “networking event,” a “cocktail reception” or the many ancillary vendor-sponsored parties which inevitably occur with every show, the social component of every conference (and the most valuable takeaway from attendance) is built around booze. 1,452 more words