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Frank Warsh
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The Flame Broiled Doctor
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Cancer: The Problem Is Prevalence
Success is taking its toll. By most measures, we do a magnificent job as a society with cancer. Over the past 30-plus years, the overwhelming majority of new cases of cancer - what we call incidence - has been a side effect of population growth and populati...

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U.S. Politics is Professional Wrestling
Blogging has been slow because of tax time and start of work on a new book, but I've seen too much in the media not to share this piece from my personal Facebook page. Yes it's off topic, but it's all in good fun. I can only conclude it's serendipity. The m...

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Data is the New Cowbell
...or is it a smokescreen for inaction by policymakers? Unless you've been living under a rock for twenty years, you're probably familiar with the " More Cowbell " skit from Saturday Night Live, originally aired in 2000. Mocking the recording sessions for B...

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A Theory of Relativity, Part III
When doctors' work can't easily be compared, and how the government fits into the picture. In the last post , I went over what could be thought of as the first principles of addressing doctor pay relativity. I'd like to thank readers of this website and the...

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A Theory of Relativity, Part II
First principles of to address doctor income relativity. The last post touched on some of the major problems with deciding how much doctors should be earning relative to one another. As a brief recap, the major barriers, apart from tribal squabbles, are: 1....

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A Theory of Relativity, Part I
A look at one of the most contentious issues in all of health care. In my early days of practice, working ER shifts in Atlantic Canada, it was easy to tell which doctors would be around for a consult by the cars parked in the staff lot. The Family Docs all ...

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The Flame Broiled Doctor, Ep. 7: Needle Me This


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A Man-Cold, Man
Podcast episode on vaccine hesitation/refusal was supposed to be recorded and uploaded today, but I doubt anyone wants to hear me blow my nose in high-def audio. Should be ready to go in a day or two.

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"Meaningful Job Action"? The OMA Should Let It Go
Doctors seem frozen over what job action might look like. Was it just this past summer when Ontario's doctors were in the midst of a Civil War? Forced to whittle away precious time on social media, tweeting, counter-tweeting, and name-calling over the tenta...
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