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Post-mortem Yolanda: Donations and mobilizations

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No exact figures yet, not even words or phrase comprehensive enough to describe the devastation brought about by typhoon Yolanda. What’s clear to me is this; the devastation is more than enough for me to donate and mobilize for the victims of this typhoon. Donate It doesn’t matter how much or how many.  Donate any…

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Why Talking about Money is Taboo among Physicians

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[dropcap1]D[/dropcap1]octors talk about medical stuff many ordinary people will cringe and consider foul. Stuff like STD’s or bloody eviscerations get discussed lengthily without them missing a bite of their breakfast. When discussion shifts to money matters however,  you’d hardly get discussions beyond few sentences. Here are the top  reasons why:[check_list] Doctors don’t want to be heard…

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A doctor in the family

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I too believe that having a physician member of the  in the family offers some distinct advantages. The best example of course is the relatively access to healthcare professionals. Medical information, drug prescriptions, when needed are easily obtainable. With a physician relative, navigating through the maze of complex healthcare system seem a bit more bearable for the average patient. Such advantages though…

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Changing times and changing my blog

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Over a span of several years, I’ve been blogging about almost everything related to my practice. That same time I “grew up” from a “grunt” blogger to one that takes positive insights to every bit of challenge hurled in front of me, medicine related or otherwise. This blog also “expanded”  its horizons from just relating…

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Blogging up there, somewhere.

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I’m publishing this blog post a bit late. I can’t stand not writing about a blogger friend and defy her preference for “slipping away” silently. Goodbye blogger friend. We will miss your blog posts, your writing and your knack for demystifying music to us, cold souls. Goodbye fellow bone doc. Even if we rarely had…

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