CATEGORY: Stuff in the ‘patient’ Category

Why Doctors Use Off-label Drugs

Off-label drugs allow physicians to get around unreasonable FDA restrictions. Criticism of the FDA is an impassioned issue because they play a direct role in our health, and hold the responsibility of deciding whether a medication is approved for certain[...]

Personalized Medicine vs. Guideline-based Medicine

This week, Brett Newcomb and I discuss the differences in two different approaches to medicine and patient care. We discuss which is preferable between medicine that is personalized, and medicine that is directed by guidelines and hierarchically-mandated standards. Which of[...]

The Affordable Care Act’s Impact on Medical Doctors

A conversation about Obamacare's negative effects on the healthcare industry Brett Newcomb and I are passionately committed to having active lively and open discussions about health related topics and issues. We believe that an informed consumer is more likely to[...]