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  • Great Ride, Dangerous Ride, especially for us old folks

    July 8, 2016

    Way back in the late 70s, I owned Yamaha 750. What a tremendous amount of fun, what a wonderful sense of freedom. Of course, I was in my 20s; turns out, I was lucky: never involved in an accident. There is no such thing as a small motorcycle accident. Car accidents are bad, motorcycle accidents…Read More >>

  • 5 MYTHS ABOUT MEDICAL MALPRACTICE, FROM A DOCTOR’S PROSPECTIVE

    July 7, 2016

    In a study published in the January 2013 issue of “CHEST,” the official journal of the American College of Chest Physicians.” Titled, “Five Myths of Medical Malpractice,” the study lists five famous myths, then debunks them with real facts. The study is summarized on the CHEST website, but is copyrighted and thus available in full…Read More >>

  • MARIJUANA: Harmeless recreation or serious social issue?

    June 24, 2016

    Public opinion and scientific studies are all over the map. See what the latest studies show, by clicking the following link, or cutting and pasting it into your web browser http://letamericaknow.com/view_newsletter_ysk.php?memberid=22152&orderid=656&newsletterid=334&issueid=1606&subscriberid=448160

  • HOW TO REDUCE MEDICAL MALPRACTICE INSURANCE BY 50%

    June 21, 2016

    You would think that if someone offered to reduce your insurance costs by 50%, you would jump at the opportunity. So why don’t doctors take the obvious steps to reduce their premiums by 50%? What? How is this possible, you ask. According to the May, 2016 issue Consumer Reports, page 39, only 2% of the…Read More >>

  • Do Lawyers cause high medical malpractice costs? Or Bad Doctors

    June 15, 2016

    Insurance companies have blamed lawyers for most of the ills in the world, particularly blaming runaway lawsuits for the high cost of medical treatment, particularly medical malpractice insurance. Oddly, I thought bad doctors, like bad drivers, drive up the cost of insurance. I thought that someone injured at the hands of a careless doctor or…Read More >>