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For my American readers who might lose their health insurance

March 22, 2017

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I have no idea what’s going to happen in healthcare, nor do I think anybody can predict it. It’s been called “Dead On Arrival,” but a bill which could cause tens of millions of people to not have / have less health insurance is being seriously considered. It’s hard to ignore that as someone who […]

Emptying out the mailbag and clearing the history #10

November 20, 2015

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Other mailbags can be found here. Keep in mind a lot of this is email conversations, comment replies, or some random interesting things I’ve found. By their nature they are not as thorough or complete as a post on one topic. Here’s what’s covered in this installment: A comprehensive hamstring injury paper A client asks me about the Prometheus […]

Emptying out the mailbag and clearing the history #4

December 22, 2014

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Other mailbags can be found here. Keep in mind a lot of this is email conversations, comment replies, or some random interesting things I’ve found. By their nature they are not as thorough or complete as a post on one topic. Here’s what’s covered in this installment (click to be taken to the section): Rise and fall of smoking in […]

Emptying out the mailbag and clearing the history #2

September 22, 2014

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The first one of these can be found here.  My favorite fitness app so far Some good boots Good comment from a reader on specialization A reminder about doctors and weight-loss Cool story from a client “All this technology is making us antisocial” Some good healthcare articles – Back to TOC My favorite fitness app so […]

Don’t aspire to be the celebrity trainer

August 18, 2014

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Too many personal trainers decide their industry is only for the upper class. I’m looking at you who charges $100 an hour. You, with your underhand grip, swirling your wine, bragging how aged it is; looking down at me for drinking PBR in a can. [1] You who charges teenagers and their parents close to […]

A patient’s compliance is not just the patient’s responsibility

September 16, 2013

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I’ve detailed my health insurance issues before. With the new laws taking effect soon I was researching things again. I came across this great discussion of Obamacare on Reddit. Really, I was just looking for an easy to understand summation, and the thread provides that. A doctor then weighed in on what was about to […]