In a recent study of over 2,000 U.S. surgeons conducted by SERMO, a social network for doctors, 81 percent of those surveyed said they felt that television snake-oil purveyor Dr. Oz should resign from his faculty position as a cardiothoracic surgeon at Columbia, have his license revoked, or both.
According to the survey:
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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 –… More »
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?’ More »
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 was… More »
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] … More »
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 up… More »
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. Doctors… More »
“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 … More »
“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] … More »