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    • Summer Vacation – Is Your Vehicle Ready for a Road Trip?

      Summer Vacation – Is Your Vehicle Ready for a Road Trip?

      School’s out for summer, days are longer, and adventure is calling.  If your family is taking to the roadways this summer to enjoy some leisure time, be sure to spend some time reviewing this summer road trip checklist: Make sure […]

    • Choking Warning; Hot Dogs or Sausage for Children Under 4

      Choking Warning; Hot Dogs or Sausage for Children Under 4

      As we approach the 4th of July and being firing up our grills to make America’s favorite summer food – the hot dog – please remember that hot dogs (like grapes, raw carrots, and gel candies) can get stuck “like […]

    • Sparrow Michigan Athletic Club Has a Big Problem, or Not

      Sparrow Michigan Athletic Club Has a Big Problem, or Not

      I have been a member of the Sparrow Michigan Athletic Club (MAC) since it opened over 25 years ago.  It is the premier health club in the State of Michigan.  In fact, outside of the East Bank Club in Chicago, […]

    • Mutilation – Religious Beliefs or Double Standard?

      Mutilation – Religious Beliefs or Double Standard?

      The facts are not in dispute, but religious beliefs seem to be.  A Michigan doctor, Jumana Nagarwala, has been charged with the crime of female genital mutilation.  In some Middle Eastern and African countries, genital mutilation is considered a rite […]

    • From Physician to Felon in the Name of Greed

      From Physician to Felon in the Name of Greed

      The breach of trust we bestow upon people who work so hard to achieve it is a paradoxical dilemma difficult to wrap your head around.  But it happens time and time again, with leaders in all those special places we […]

    • How to Reduce the Risk of Medical Errors

      How to Reduce the Risk of Medical Errors

      Virtually no one looks forward to a trip to the hospital, whether for a routine procedure or in response to a medical emergency. Some people hate the bright lighting and the general discomfort of the hospital setting. Others are put […]

    • Pharmaceutical Industry Creates OPIOID ADDICTION EPIDEMIC – Then Wants to Cure It?

      Pharmaceutical Industry Creates OPIOID ADDICTION EPIDEMIC – Then Wants to Cure It?

      Opioid addiction is the most recent medical condition that pharmaceutical companies have created and now claim they want to try to cure.  Americans use the most opioids of any nation; in 2013, 16,000 Americans died from overdosing on narcotic painkillers.  […]

    • MSU Lawsuit Alleges Violation of Standards, Lack of Follow Up

      MSU Lawsuit Alleges Violation of Standards, Lack of Follow Up

      In civil litigation, alleged victims outline sexual penetration disguised as treatment. While there are treatments that involve intravaginal manipulation, the American Osteopathic Academy describes those as “rare.”  In those rare instances when the procedure is used, Dr. Mark Cantieri of […]

    • MSU to Take a Cue from PSU?

      MSU to Take a Cue from PSU?

      So far today, 2 former Penn State University administrators pleaded guilty to child endangerment.  Ex-Athletic Director Tim Curley and former University Vice President Gary Schultz.  They along with former President Graham Spanier were scheduled for a criminal trial next week, […]

    • MSU – No Fly Zone, But Education

      MSU – No Fly Zone, But Education

      Michigan State’s football team in 2013 was praised for its “No Fly Zone” defense, but before that, in 2004 former MSU doctor Nassar wrote a chapter of a textbook about sports medicine where he described a patient’s sensitive area as […]