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Health Care Re-form By A Patient/nurse

By baynurse, published on Jul 23, 2009

In my 22 year career as an RN, I can look back and truly say, I have NEVER, seen anyone heal. That's right, NEVER! Oh the doctors were wonderful, the nures were some of teh best, but Wetern medicine is.. well...ineffective at best, more harming than good, and really just a business based, profit run, greed monger with the false advertizing of health care. Oh boy, I am really calling the emperor nekkid, here~!

Let me splain, Lucy. In today's world of progress, and inovation, and brilliance, we are an unhealthy, duped bunch of consumers. Promises of health, better living through chemicals,... (more)

Tags: medicine, education

The Night No One Talked About Real Estate

By alan handwerger, published on Jul 17, 2009

... talked about British army officers having sex with camels; and about how our parents met. Hemingway’s house in Key West came up, as did African birthing chairs and the fact that Roald Dahl had named one of his characters the name of a medication for warts that he’d found in his medicine cabinet.

I contributed Thomas Keller’s preferred method for cooking lobster, in exchange for which I learned from Sally Palmer that Dave had interviewed every presidential candidate since 1968.

We talked at length about our children, and here’s something ... (more)

Tags: medicine, music, restaurant, sex, real estate

Racism Re-packaged And Re-branded

By Lumiere, published on Jun 24, 2009

...fun of for years laid to rest in one word: Eugenics

In precise historical facts, in present day facts is Eugenics. Eugenics is the purpose behind the Psychiatric Industry and the World Mental Health Organization. Eugenics is the past and present goal behind the field of Psychiatric Medicine. Eugenics and the Holocaust. Eugenics and Apartheid. Eugenics and Genocide. Eugenics and the Nazi party. Eugenics and Freemasons. The Freemasons recruited the KKK in the south. Eugenics and the KKK. Eugenics and the Arian Army. Eugenics and Psychiatric Wards to implement "legal torture" on... (more)

Tags: movie, medicine, education, korea

Academy Awards Hollywood Glamour At The Conga Room

By Ricky Ricardo, published on Feb 24, 2009

...Vanessa Garcia, Esai Morales, Sonia Braga, Andrew Keegan, Lupe Ontiveras, Yvonne De LaRosa and Sam Boyer just to name a few.

Profits from Oscar Night® America, an Academy-sanctioned community charity event in the city of Los Angeles will go to the Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science as the National Hispanic Foundation for the Arts join them (CDU) in their fight against cancer.

Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science is a private nonprofit, nonsectarian, minority-serving medical and health science institution chartered in 1966. CDU is located... (more)

Tags: los angeles, healthcare, medicine, environment, hollywood, education

Spatika

By Seema Upadhyay, published on Feb 13, 2009

...India and one should stay at least for 3-4 days to enjoy all the facilities of the spa and healthy food. One of my favourite is Soukya located on the outskirts of Bangalore in Whitefield and the other one is Ananda at Rishikesh. These Spas have a panel of doctors practicing different forms of medicine be it Ayurveda, Homeopathy or Allopathy to suit your requirements. They also have Yoga instructors, dieticians and detox and de-addiction centres for those who want to change their lifestyle. It’s no wonder then the client list of Soukya includes Who’s who from different countries; ... (more)

Tags: golf, scrubs, medicine

Tales Of A Nurse: A Formidable Life

By baynurse, published on Oct 28, 2008

...let go of looking for my birth mother and siblings.

I have been homeless, in a mental hospital, living with strangers and those whom society has rejected.

I have given my last penny to someone who needed it . I have been without enough money for food, or gasoline, or for the medicine that I needed.

I have shown that there is hope for those who have lost hope, I have shown faith to those who are ready to lose faith.

I have made love to amazing , wonderful, beautiful lovers, and have been raped by a homeless man.

I have proposed on my knees asking for ... (more)

Tags: san francisco, medicine, gay

Right Brain, Left Brain, No Brain

By Lori, published on Oct 15, 2008

...clearly and stay focused in times of crisis), to negotiate rather than bomb.

The evolution of our frontal lobes and our reasoning abilities has been the backbone of humanity’s progress over the millennia. Our scientific discoveries, our technological advances in math, physics, medicine, and the exploration of the largest (the cosmos) and the smallest (quanta) have been possible, to a large extent, because of our left brains.

When logic butts up against emotion, you have scenarios that are as cliché as Dr. Spock and Captain Kirk. One thinker and one feeler.... (more)

Tags: religion, medicine, traffic

Overcoming Barriers To Compassionate Care

By wolviela, published on Oct 13, 2008

...of Care: Caring Conversations Before you Need Them - Charles von Gunten, M.D., Medical Director, Center for Palliative Studies, San Diego Hospice, UC San Diego

Plain Speak: Health Literacy, Informed Consent and Shared Decision-Making - Rebecca Sudore, M.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Geriatics, UC San Francisco

Magic, Miracles and Modern Medicine: If all the Hands that Reach Could Touch - Steven Levy, M.D., Clinical Professor of Medicine, Course Director, Medical Ethics and Public health, Lake Eric College of Osteopathic Medicine

Light... (more)

Tags: san francisco, medicine, broowaha, burbank

Groovin' To Your Health At Jazz At Drew

By Ricky Ricardo, published on Oct 6, 2008

...At Drew Legacy Music Series, Cultural Marketplace and Health Pavilion. This was apparent due to the fact that this was the final outdoor music festival for the year. The theme for this year’s festival was “Building Cultural Bridges Through Music: Highlighting the Healing Art of Medicine and Music.”

Is there a doctor in the house? This was answered with a resounding yes! I’m speaking also of Dr. Gaynell Colburn, who kicked off the annual Jazz At Drew, presented by Honda. She opened her set with “Get Here.” Dr. Colburn is a vocalist and... (more)

Tags: los angeles, jazz, medicine, music, obama

On-line Medical Education For Doctors

By wolviela, published on Sep 27, 2008

...out to lunch? Well my good people it's not to say that they mindlessly stuffing their face.

What you probably didn't know is that after medical school your trusty doctors are required to have a certain number of hours of continuing medical education to retain their license to practice medicine.

A lot of traditional hospitals offer these courses over the lunch hour. But what happens if a doctor is in surgery all day or they simply have another matter to attend too?

Hopsitals are increasingly accomodating these needs and putting their lectures on-line. This not only... (more)

Tags: medicine, california, education

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