Medicine as a Popularity Contest

Medicine as a Popularity Contest

With all due respect to my lawyer and architecture friends (including my architect son Taylor in Seattle, WA), I believe that medicine remains one great meritocracies in the United States. Certainly, much greater than even being President where it appears that any...
Dinner With My Favorite Authors

Dinner With My Favorite Authors

I had a wonderful day today doing a book signing at Waterfront Books in Historic Georgetown, S.C. for my new release, Two Drifters. Afterwards, I met with a book club who had already read Two Drifters for a discussion and a question and answer session. It was a very...
STILL RUNNING HARD

STILL RUNNING HARD

When you’re older, there are few benefits, but one of the few is insight. There are just a handful of moments that change the trajectory of your life. Sadly, you don’t know it at the time, but it becomes obvious with the perspective of age. One of those moments...
HONEY, IN THE SOUTH WE FRY OUR PLACENTAS

HONEY, IN THE SOUTH WE FRY OUR PLACENTAS

  I’ve been an Ob-Gyn for a long time. The late 70’s and early 80’s were a simpler time. Donald Trump would say happier, better time, but his memory is a bit selective. Following deliveries we’d put the placental afterbirth in a plastic bag and toss it in a -80...
Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter

Of course Black Lives Matter. The first casualty of emotion is reason. At best, it’s just silly to argue whether black or blue lives matter more. At worst, it is an ignorant (unlikely), disingenuous (likely) and racist false equivalency. Black lives matter, blue lives...
AMERICA’S REAL ADDICTION

AMERICA’S REAL ADDICTION

On May 16th my Post Script blog addressed the “Prescription Opioid Abuse Epidemic” going on in the United States. Seemed like something good was happening. An FDA Advisory Panel had just voted unanimously to REQUIRE expanded education and training of providers to...
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