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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…