Posts tagged "doctors"

When Psychiatrists Distrust Their Patients, Their Patients Can Only Respond In Kind

I’ve been seeing psychiatrists -- doctors whose purpose is primarily to examine and diagnose an emotional disorder or condition, then prescribe a plan of treatment, whether therapeutic or pharmaceutical -- on and off for over half my life. The ratio of good to mediocre to bad experiences I’ve had with psychiatrists is roughly equal --…
By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / January 22, 2015

Woman Files Complaint After Doctor Offers “Ghetto Booty” Diagnosis

When Jackson, Tennessee, woman Terry Ragland was struck with a case of lower back pain, she went to see Dr. Timothy Sweo, who recommended X-rays. When the X-rays came back this is what the doctor said. "He said, 'I know what the problem is. It's ghetto booty,'" recounted Ragland. "I said, 'Ghetto what?' He said,…
By: Julie Gerstein / July 15, 2013

Is It Inappropriate For A Nurse To Write On Facebook About Circumcision?

Oh hai, Internet. This post is not an invitation to rage forth in the epic battle about circumcision. I am merely posing a question to you: is it kinda inappropriate for a nurse to write about your kid's procedures on Facebook? A pediatric nurse in Spokane, Washington, wrote this on her Facebook page, which wa…
By: Jessica Wakeman / February 27, 2013

Your Daily Junk-Touching Career Opportunities

Were you looking for a new career? Perhaps one that allows you to touch random stranger's junk? We thought so. Allow us to present you with this helpful Venn diagram of possible junk-touching career options. Enjoy! [F**k Yeah Venn Diagrams]…
By: Julie Gerstein / December 28, 2010

Dr. Nipple Sucker, M.D.

A Finnish doctor is on trial for sexual molestation after using a highly unorthodox method to diagnose a patient. When a 20-year-old woman came into his office complaining of nipple fluid, the doctor says he "used an old midwives trick" to diagnose her. After asking her permission, he sucked on her nipple. Now it's u…
By: Ami Angelowicz / September 8, 2010

Poll: What Profession Does Your Dream Mate Work In?

Even though Amelia is planning on tracking down Ryan Gosling now that he and Rachel McAdams are off, she never mentions getting married to him. A survey of 5,500 people in seven countries might explain why she wants him for now, not forever. Only three percent of those surveyed thought actors made good partners. Doctor…
By: Catherine Strawn / December 18, 2008

Frisky Quote Of The Day: Pete Wentz

"I'm genuinely a nervous person in general. The first time I ever went to the doctor's office and heard the baby's heartbeat, I felt totally content and at peace with everything." -- Pete Wentz…
By: Catherine Strawn / June 5, 2008

Frisky Quote Of The Day: Christina Aguilera

"I love to play doctor. I got my husband a doctor’s outfit and bag full of sex toys. I wore the naughty nurse outfit, of course." -- Christina Aguilera [Maxim]…
By: Catherine Strawn / May 15, 2008