Prescription Discount Card Explainer Video
29
December

Prescription Discount Card Explainer Video

By Paul Henry / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

This is Sarah. Sarah is a savvy shopper. She clips coupons. She packs lunches instead of eating out. She does her research before she buys… …and saves money wherever she can. Sarah really knows how to stretch a dollar. So why is Sarah still paying full price for her prescriptions? With a free prescription discount […]


How Your Body Processes Medications
28
December

How Your Body Processes Medications

By Paul Henry / in , , , , , , , /

(bright music) – [Narrator] How our body breaks down pharmaceuticals can mean the difference between treatment success, or failure, or something worse. Pharmacokinetics is the term used to describe the four stages of how medications move through your body. After we take a drug, it enters our bloodstream. That’s the first stage known as absorption. […]


The culture war between doctors and midwives, explained
15
October

The culture war between doctors and midwives, explained

By Paul Henry / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

It’s one thing to lose our patients to doctors but to those charlatans? It makes me sick. That’s an episode of the Mindy Project, in which a fight brews between Mindy Lahiri – a doctor – and a midwifery practice. Midwives! Who the hell do you think you are? Let’s say I have a heart […]


Should Surgeons Have Mandatory Retirement? – Cheddar Sidebar
29
September

Should Surgeons Have Mandatory Retirement? – Cheddar Sidebar

By Paul Henry / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Here are the mandatory retirement ages for certain professions. For air traffic controllers, it’s 56. For law enforcement officers, it’s 57. For firefighters, it’s 57, and so on. These retirement ages are mandated in order to protect the public from mistakes that come with age. However, surgeon isn’t on the list. A profession that put […]


What Drugs Do You Need to Survive in Space?
09
September

What Drugs Do You Need to Survive in Space?

By Paul Henry / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Space medicine. Is a thing. And no, we’re not talking about medicines made of compounds discovered on Mars. At least not yet. We’re talking about the drugs you would need to survive in space. It’s a little more than an Advil, I can tell you that much. Turns out, getting to and living in space […]