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Gambling on the broken Kristo (Christ)

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Once in a while, in our busy and chaotic medical life, a few patients would come by and jerk you off your comfort zone for empathy and go bonkers on  the absurdities of life. They come into your clinic like the usual patients complaining of  this or that disease. The moment you ask these patients…

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When patients leave without paying their hospital bills…

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All the hospital and the health care practitioner can do is to consider him/her (the patient’s bills)  “lost income” and deduct it from your gross income for that year. That’s what Magna Carta of  Patient‘s Rights and Obligations of 2008 tells us health care practitioners and institution should do. This  law sponsored by Sen. Pia…

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Medical screening tests among healthy adults: Is Eight Enough?

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Yeah. Eight should do it. That is, if you believe what U.S. Preventive Services Task Force– a government-sponsored expert panel that evaluates preventive tests, is telling healthy adults in the US. This meant that of the countless battery of tests that are included in those “executive” work up, only eight, I repeat-only eight will “likely…

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