Medicine’s Dirty Little Secret – Part 2

Medicine’s Dirty Little Secret – Part 2

Medicine’s Dirty Little Secret – Part 2 This is Part 2 in my “Dirty Little Secret” blog series, inspired by this article on NPR which featured Dani Yuengling, a woman who lives in Conway, SC, who received an unexpected bill for a breast biopsy that she had done at...
Medicine’s Dirty Little Secret – Part 1

Medicine’s Dirty Little Secret – Part 1

Medicine’s Dirty Little Secret – Part 1 I recently read this article on NPR which featured Dani Yuengling, a woman who lives in Conway, SC, who received an unexpected bill for a breast biopsy that she had done at Grand Strand Medical Center. It inspired me to write...
Being Mortal

Being Mortal

Being Mortal “Nothing is certain except death and taxes” – Benjamin Franklin I’m going to use this article to focus on one of two of those things…and it isn’t taxes. At this point you may be wondering if you should skip this post, but I encourage you to keep reading...
The Days When a Human Answered the Phone

The Days When a Human Answered the Phone

The Days When a Human Answered the Phone My in-laws volunteer at their local hospital up North, and love being friendly helpers who guide lost or anxious patients to their test or appointment. Given that I am a family doctor, they often discuss their volunteer...
Basic Wound Care

Basic Wound Care

Basic Wound Care Quiz: Have you ever cleaned a cut or scape with hydrogen peroxide? If you answered yes, then this article is for you! Family doctors get these questions all the time, especially in South Carolina where we can work outside year-round, so here are some...