Obamacare is the law of the land. I make no secret that I don’t like Obamacare. But without making a judgment on the benefits or lack thereof of Obamacare, here are a few things you need to know and do now. Continue reading
Some aspects of our healthcare system are the best in the world. And some aspects of our healthcare system are sick!
Obamacare has promised to make medical care available to millions more Americans. But the result of the way this is being done will be healthcare that is more centralized, less flexible, and may very well NOT meet your individual needs. And it comes at both a personal and financial cost that we CANNOT afford. These are some of the issues we address on the most recent Dr Carol Show. Continue reading
You’re sick, and you need to see a doctor. Will there be one to treat you? You start talking about questions such as those, and people get rather worked up!
Our special guest for part of the program is Dr Michael Burgess, US Congressman 26th District TX, and OB-Gyn physician. His insight on healthcare costs and policy gives some helpful and sobering perspective. We included many of your comments during the program. Continue reading
As an OB-Gyn physician I come face-to-face with the ethical edges of medical care perhaps more often than most.
Here are some principles I take seriously, and use when faced with challenging ethical decisions. Continue reading
When can you ever put stress, time, and money aside? Medical care does not exist in a vacuum. There are times when a serious illness demands something be done right now – sometimes something intense and expensive. But there are many more situations where there are choices involved. And I believe those choices are available many more times than most people realize. Continue reading