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The Bright Side of Metabolic Syndrome!

I have been doing yearly wellness exams for the local fire fighters for many years now.  I quite enjoy it.  Many of them are in such good

Patient Satisfaction? In a Jail?

I think everybody would agree that in the wide world of medicine outside of jails and prisons, patient satisfaction is critically important.

You’ve Heard of Placebo. But What About the Nocebo Effect?

I ran across a quite good article the other day entitled A Powerful Tool in the Doctor’s Toolkit written by Dr. Danielle Ofri. It was abou

Rectal Contraband. What Would You Do?

Hey Jeff,
 like you I am an ER doc and am the Medical Director of a 550 bed jail. I would like you thoughts on body cavity searches. We ha