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Jon Jones vs. Shogun Rua full fight video: Watch 'Bones' smash his way to light heavyweight title at UFC 128

53 minutes agoMartial Arts / MMA & UFC : MMAmania

Like Joe Rogan said after the doctor rushed in to check on Mauricio Rua: "It wasn't even a struggle." Jon Jones would barely struggle in any of his fights outside of Alexander Gustafsson, after beating the brakes off the legendary Brazilian way back at UFC 128. Show More Summary

Bureaucrats think a doctor is a doctor. They’re wrong.

I am a foreign born, foreign trained doctor, serving many patients from an ethnic minority, whose native language I never mastered. So, perhaps I am in a position to reflect a little on the modern notion that health care is a standardized service, which can be equally well provided by anyone, from anywhere, with any […]

Dr. Wes: 2014 in Review

1 hour agoIndustries / Medical : Dr. Wes

It has been a busy year for this blog and for doctors in general.  While the number of posts have dwindled compared to my earlier experience in this space, I have enjoyed "diving deep" into topics with greater research behind them.  Like...Show More Summary

Is the Medicaid access crunch about to explode?

The impact will vary by state, but a study by the Urban Institute, a nonpartisan research organization, estimates that doctors who have been receiving the enhanced payments will see their fees for primary care cut by 43 percent, on average. Stephen Zuckerman, a health economist at the Urban Institute and co-author of the report, said […]

New National Program: Requires Doctors to Report Patients Who Put on Weight

You may want to think again before scarfing down that Big Mac, if you live in the UK. In an attempt to combat obesity, doctors are now being required to

Before Scott Derrickson’s ‘Doctor Strange,’ There Was ‘Doctor Mordrid’

Director Scott Derrickson’s Doctor Strange is officially headed to theaters in the U.S. on November 14, 2016. However, this isn’t the first time someone has attempted to make a major motion picture featuring Stephen Vincent Strange. After writer/director Philip DeGuere Jr. Show More Summary

The Doctor is in

The oldest man on the cell block is also a first timer who is learning how to be in the here and now. The post The Doctor is in appeared first on The Good Men Project.

Former President Bush, 90, to spend weekend in Houston hospital

(Reuters) - Doctors in Houston will keep former U.S. President George H.W. Bush in the hospital through the weekend since his bout with shortness of breath, though doctors "have begun discussing dates for his discharge," his office said Saturday. Show More Summary

As Medicaid Rolls Swell, Cuts in Payments to Doctors Threaten Access to Care

18 hours agoHealth : NYT: Health

The Affordable Care Act provided a big increase in Medicaid payments for primary care the past two years, but the higher fees expire Thursday, raising questions of whether there will be enough doctors to provide services.

SciFi Weekend Part 1: Doctor Who, Downton Abbey, And Call the Midwife Christmas Specials, Plus Homeland and The Affair Season Finales, The Interview

This year’s Doctor Who Christmas special, Last Christmas is a “dreamy-weamy”combination of a variety of Steven Moffat tropes and old movies. The early scenes combined elements of Doctor Who episodes such as Blink, Listen, the Silent from The Impossible Astronaut with the Alien movie series. Instead of not blinking, or not being able to see [...]Show More Summary

Shrink Rap: Most Popular Posts for 2014

10. Let's Keep Guns Out of the Hands of..... 9. How Hard Is It To Find a Psychiatrist? Tell me your stories! 8. Insurance (or Not), Flotation Tanks, and Involuntary Commitment. 7. The doctor will see you NOW! 6. Who are the Mentally Ill? Please take my Brief Survey! (please note: the survey is closed but the results can be found here ) 5. Show More Summary

Victor Oladipo ditches protective mask

Here’s the Orlando Sentinel reporting some happy news for Magic guard Victor Oladipo: The best Christmas present Victor Oladipo received this year came from a doctor. A physician gave the Orlando Magic guard permission to jettison the clear, protective mask that he had been wearing to protect the surgically repaired bones on the right side of his face. Oladipo played [...]

Interview: Steven Moffat – No Sheets for Companions

In a recent interview with Steven Moffat, I had the opportunity to discuss The Doctor’s companions with him.  He shared his opinions on whether or not we always need to have a dramatic departure for his friends, and whether or not we couldn’t see a more polite and happy departure where his friend says “Thanks […]

NBC Wonders Why Physicians Don’t Rely More on the “Power of Prayer”

Earlier this week, NBC News considered the pressing problem of physicians relying on medical knowledge alone rather than also incorporating pleas for supernatural intercession into their treatment plans.You see, doctors don't get everything right all the time; therefore, we need God in the mix. Show More Summary

Global Quickies: Lost Fairytales, Heroe Doctor, and Egypt Doesn’t Like the Exodus Movie

Categories: Anti-Science Feminism Quickies Religion EUROPE / DR CONGO “A doctor from the Democratic Republic of Congo has won Europe’s top human rights prize for helping thousands of gang rape victims in the country.” AUSTRALIA... (Read more...)


An interesting conversation took place on Facebook and email, and I thought I would bring it to a new space in order to continue it (by which I mean, rope more people in).  I watched the Doctor Who Christmas special along with 8 billion other Whovians.  You may notice that I said 8 billion and […]

Social Scoreboard: Thursday, December 25

Last night, ESPN’s “30 for 30? and BBC America’s “Doctor Who” topped the Nielsen Twitter ratings. “The O’Reilly Factor” was in third and all of you sickos tweeted enough about the AUDIENCE Network’s “Black Mirror” to put it in fourth. On Christmas. Really? PBS’s “Vicious” rounded out the night.  New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media.

Irish court allows doctors to remove life support for pregnant brain-dead woman

yesterdayNews : The Raw Story

Ireland’s high court ruled doctors can withdraw life support for a clinically dead pregnant woman on Friday, in the latest case to trigger heated debate on the country’s stringent abortion laws. Despite requests from the woman’s family for her to be allowed to die, doctors...

'Inception' meets Santa in the 'Doctor Who' Christmas special

This week's holiday-themed 'Doctor Who' was a throwback to earlier episodes, in more ways than one.

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