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The Paradocs Podcast

The Paradocs is a fun and lively discussion with a couple of docs on the practice of medicine. Occasionally serious, usually lighthearted, and accidentally informative. A show for physicians to learn more about what is going on and a great place for them to direct their friends and family to better understand the challenges they face.

Jul 30, 2019

 
February marks the month designated by the American Heart Association as its "Go Red for Women" campaign to raise awareness of the real risk of heart disease in women. Too often, men are seen as the victims of heart attacks and people forget that women can suffer from heart disease as well. In fact, women die more...


Jul 24, 2019

 
Problems with health insurance is certainly nothing new and my recent experience is not unique. Recently, I received a bill for a test at a 2000% markup over what the company would have accepted had I paid cash! But because I decided to submit the claim to my health insurance company (which denied it) I was sent a...


Jul 19, 2019

 
Zombies aren't real, but sometimes they sure seem like it. Especially when it involves medicine and the law. Health Diagnostics Laboratories (HDL) went into bankruptcy after being discovered it was ripping off patients by overcharging them and providing kickbacks to doctors and health organizations for using their...


Jul 9, 2019

 
The topic of abortion seems to have gained more momentum in the news cycle of late with states passing laws relaxing or loosening restrictions on the practice. It feels like the 1973 ruling of Roe v. Wade might actually come before the US Supreme Court with a chance of reversing or affirming the 46 year...


Jul 2, 2019

 
National health care policy is always at the forefront of the political discussion in the US but even more so now that the 2020 presidential race is beginning to heat up. Democratic candidates are offering their visions of what the US system should look like and point to other countries in the world as examples of...