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Health Care blog review and discussion, starting with comments from The Politics of Meaning by Michael Lerner about our community life. Next is by WarmSocks, a patient blog about the life of a woman with rheumatoid arthritis, emphasizing her recent hospitalization with pancreatitis and gallstones. Next come comments from the Journal of Family Practice about aspirin use for prevention of heart attack and stroke, noting differences between recommendations for men and women. Then JFP comments about this year's flu vaccine. Tweet Review mentions current tweets I follow. Review of a blog post by patient safety, epidemiology and research expert Dr Marya Zilberberg. Finally Dr Synonymous blog post about what Family Medicine can learn from Popeye the Sailor and questions for listeners. Human centering in health care and patient-physician relationships will be a component of reviews and interviews.
Interviews with Family Medicine Leaders, Educators and Thought Leaders will focus on current and future health care issues. Listen to the interview with Larry Bauer, MSW, MEd next week as he introduces the FMEC Northeast Regional meeting in Danville, MA in October (21-23) A chat room during the show allows listeners to comment and interact.
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