Sometimes good health feels like magic. Lately more than ever. I’ve had a number of friends and family diagnosed with serious medical problems and medical set-backs in the last few weeks. Like patients that I have been fortunate enough to care for with serious illness, it scares me, makes me sad, sometimes wakes me up […]
Doctoring & Healthcare
Another Day, Another H1N1 Recall
Ouch. Another recall. But this time for the ouchless shot, the nasal mist H1N1 vaccine. The CDC announced last night that there is recall of about 4.7 million doses of nasal spray H1N1 immunizations. These are nasal spray vaccines used in children (and adults) over the age of 2 years. This is just a set-back […]
Verbatim: Fastballs In The Exam Room
Verbatim: a repeating entry of things overheard while taking care of kids in my clinic. One of the best parts of my job is coming to know the families I care for. It sounds trite. It’s true. Over the few years in practice, they have come to know my style, I suppose. I’m direct. I […]
Happy Birthday Blog
Happy Birthday, Blog. Welcome. Welcome to Children’s. I hope life unfolds easily for you. We’ve been waiting for you. Prepping the room, painting the walls, putting things in piles. We’re hoping for great things from you. I painted the walls yellow, not knowing what flavor you’d be. I hope we can make you prosper.