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Further to David Brooks’ 12/5/13 Op-Ed, “The Irony of Despair”

Further to David Brooks’ 12/5/13 Op-Ed, “The Irony of Despair”

The following correspondence of December 21, 2013, is best understood in context with my post of December 19: Bullies and Psychiatric Illness: David Brooks’ Shameful Op-Ed. Dear Mr. Brooks, Please consider the damning effect of your egregious December 5 editorial, The Irony of Despair. Your vicious, shameful, overly simplistic, appallingly ignorant foray into the...

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Bullies and Psychiatric Illness: David Brooks’ Shameful Op-Ed

Bullies and Psychiatric Illness: David Brooks’ Shameful Op-Ed

David Brooks’ destructive, shameful, appallingly simplistic, ignorant, mean-spirited foray into the extremely complicated field of psychiatric illness and its consequent high mortality is a vicious assault on those who are already emotionally, socially, financially, physically, and intellectually devastated. We cannot know how much damage...

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Improved Information for Stakeholders in Medicare

Improved Information for Stakeholders in Medicare

The Medicare Rights Center has recently released the new website, Medicare Rights.org.This redesigned website will make it easier for beneficiaries, heatlhcare providers, journalists and other interested parties to find answers to Medicare questions. There is an improved search function and a new navigational structure,...

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Advocating During Hospitalization For Those with Developmental Disabilities

Advocating During Hospitalization For Those with Developmental Disabilities

ADVOCATING DURING HOSPITALIZATION FOR THOSE WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES  Guest Speaker: Cecilia Ramsey Executive Director, Developmental Services Continuum Thursday September 12, 2013 6:00 p.m. Eastern/5:00 p.m. Central/3:00 p.m. Pacific Developmental...

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No-Fee Education Alert: The Science of Safety in Healthcare

No-Fee Education Alert: The Science of Safety in Healthcare

The Science of Safety in Healthcare. Presented by Peter J. Pronovost and Cheryl Dennison Himmelfarb. Johns Hopkins School of Nursing. Begins June 3 — five weeks. (Suggest enrolling within first...

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Situation Critical! My latest blog for First Stop Health.

Situation Critical! My latest blog for First Stop Health.

My March blog at First Stop Health‘s invitation, an affordable medical advice service allowing healthcare consumers 24/7 telephone access to a doctor (including prescription filling), focused on the importance of health...

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