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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.

Sep 11, 2019

 
Serving the poor in health care is a mission that many enter medicine to do. Whether that is through medical missions, working free clinics, or in some other way - doctors are doing what they can to help the poor receive care. Some choose to work in underserved regions of the country both urban and rural that are paid...


Sep 4, 2019

 
Debate rages in the United States about whether we should alter our medical system gradually. Or maybe adopt a health system like the NHS of the UK. Unfortunately, it is difficult to find people who can honestly talk about what it's like working as a doctor in the NHS and the US medical system. However, I have...


Aug 20, 2019

 
One of the most frequently asked questions I get from people when I describe direct primary care is whether a direct care model would work for specialists in medicine. For instance, I didn't know how to answer because it seems like it would be too hard to have doctors who specialize to charge patients cash without...


Aug 9, 2019

 
Self Care is the term used to describe how patients can take care of themselves and use techniques to improve their health and healing. Utilizing self care is a component of integrative health where traditional medical services are combined with other strategies to help patients recover from illness or deal...


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...