Our relationship with doctors (or health providers in general)

It should be understood that a great number of the readers of this blog have been harmed by the medical profession. Many of us have been gravely debilitated and disabled. Iatrogenic harm is injury incurred by medical treatment. Such injury is deeply traumatic and largely denied by the perpetrators which adds insult to the injury. Those who have had such injury need to learn how to take care of themselves as they move forward. It behooves everyone else to be aware of the fact that iatrogenic injury is very common so that they might avoid it.… [click on title for the rest of the post]

Less is often more when it comes to medicine

The Agenda asks: are patients over treated and overprescribed in modern health care? The second of two programs looking at the modern realities of medicine. In support: A medical system where patient harm is part of standard care, yes, here in the USA … [click on title for the rest of the post]