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Entries from December 2007

‘Tis the season!

December 17th, 2007 · 25 Comments

It’s a late night in the Blog, MD household. Mrs. Blog, MD (or Ms. Blog, CRNA to be specific) is laid up with either a really nasty cold, the flu (despite an influenza vaccination), or some other horrible respiratory pathogen. Between her coughs, I caught myself wondering where we stood in terms of our favorite […]

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Tags: Medicine

‘Tis the season?

December 16th, 2007 · 46 Comments

Very interesting article in American Medical News (Nov. 26, 2007) on the recent introduction of a health care gift card.  It’s no secret that gift cards are a wonderful way for retailers to siphon more money from consumers using a variety of methods.  First and foremost, is the fact that only about 90% of gift cards […]

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Not dead yet.

December 15th, 2007 · 16 Comments

So … how’ve you been?I’ve been doing well, thanks.  It’s been a long time.  Some people have written me (or my blog) off for dead.   I suppose that’s fair.  It has been a while since I’ve written anything here, plus there have been a couple of false starts.It turns out that I have, in fact, […]

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