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Long post. Ignore if you’re not interested in Syria. My lesson from health policy is that the main stream media narrative usually has no basis in reality – the journalists simply report what’s intentionally leaked to them by one paid off think tank or the other. Below is an interesting version of events from Damascus…

A story of holes

Strokes are the third leading cause of death in the United States.  800,000 people suffer a stroke every year, and the consequences are frequently devastating.  Lives are not just lost, but changed forever – speech permanently silenced, arms and legs turned into useless appendages.  The brain is very expensive real estate and it is little surprise that…

The architects of Obamacare seek absolution

Like many cities, Philadelphia is a city defined by its neighborhoods.  I practice in two neighborhoods separated by a few miles but leagues apart in every other way.  One of the hospitals is a tertiary care facility in the heart of Center City – a well to do upcoming part of town – and the other is…