Month: January 2019

Turning 50? Get ready for a battery of tests…here is what is recommended.

January 14, 2019

‘Some men just can’t seem to grow old gracefully.’ By Natan Schleider, M.D. January 14th, 2019 I’ll be turning 50 soon and I can tell. I wake up 4 times nightly to pee )so my prostate is growing.’ My hair is thinning. Joints hurt. I shrunk from 5’9″ to 5’8″ based on my last physical.…

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‘Dear Blue Cross Blue Shield, Thanks for raising my fees because I know the 1+Billion Profit You Made in 2018 Will Go Straight to the Sick and Infirm!’

January 12, 2019

By Natan Schleider, M.D. January 12th, 2019 First let me say if you are reading this blog and comment or follow me on social media and are a new patient with no health insurance, I’ll provide you free medical care for 3-6 months within the scope of my specialty. Why? Quite simply if I can afford…

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‘I don’t need the flu vaccine, it always makes me sick plus I can count on ‘herd immunity.’

January 4, 2019

January 4th, 2019 By Natan Schleider, M.D. Posted by Board of Health Advising People wear mask in 1918 to protect against Spanish Flu ‘I don’t need the flu vaccine,’ said a mid-30s healthy female patient to me yesterday, ‘it always makes me sick plus I can count on herd immunity.’ My patients are well-read, opinionated,…

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Going for a routine physical exam? New guidelines suggest less is more.

January 4, 2019

January 4th, 2019 By Natan Schleider, M.D. Early Electrocardiogram called a String Galvanometer Circa 1911 My primary care physician is a very bright internist in his early 70s who I saw recently for a routine physical exam. He examined my head, neck, chest, and abdomen and then, putting on gloves and grabbing some KY jelly,…

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Turning 50? Get ready for a battery of tests…here is what is recommended.

January 14, 2019

‘Some men just can’t seem to grow old gracefully.’ By Natan Schleider, M.D. January 14th, 2019 I’ll be turning 50 soon and I can tell. I wake up 4 times nightly to pee )so my prostate is growing.’ My hair is thinning. Joints hurt. I shrunk from 5’9″ to 5’8″ based on my last physical.…

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‘Dear Blue Cross Blue Shield, Thanks for raising my fees because I know the 1+Billion Profit You Made in 2018 Will Go Straight to the Sick and Infirm!’

January 12, 2019

By Natan Schleider, M.D. January 12th, 2019 First let me say if you are reading this blog and comment or follow me on social media and are a new patient with no health insurance, I’ll provide you free medical care for 3-6 months within the scope of my specialty. Why? Quite simply if I can afford…

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‘I don’t need the flu vaccine, it always makes me sick plus I can count on ‘herd immunity.’

January 4, 2019

January 4th, 2019 By Natan Schleider, M.D. Posted by Board of Health Advising People wear mask in 1918 to protect against Spanish Flu ‘I don’t need the flu vaccine,’ said a mid-30s healthy female patient to me yesterday, ‘it always makes me sick plus I can count on herd immunity.’ My patients are well-read, opinionated,…

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Going for a routine physical exam? New guidelines suggest less is more.

January 4, 2019

January 4th, 2019 By Natan Schleider, M.D. Early Electrocardiogram called a String Galvanometer Circa 1911 My primary care physician is a very bright internist in his early 70s who I saw recently for a routine physical exam. He examined my head, neck, chest, and abdomen and then, putting on gloves and grabbing some KY jelly,…

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