[He1] Nurse practitioners are helping to fill some gaps in ruralia.
[He2] An alternative will be telemedicine, which has potential but will probably require desperation before it takes of. My wife actually has a non-compete that would more or less prevent her from doing telemedicine for another part of the country as long as she is broadcasting within a 30 mile radius of where we are now.
[He5] An argument for diversity and/or affirmative action: With black patients, black doctors may be better doctors simply for being black.
[He6] Well, it will still have the benefit of preventing me from now being able to move my shoulders without feeling great pain.
[He7] It’s really disappointing that they haven’t found someone to take over this work. I hope some foundation or consortium manages to do so.
[He8] We should eliminate them as best we can, but medical errors will always be with us.
[He9] Scott Alexander looks at melatonin. My problem is that I really need the 10mg and there’s not much that can contradict my experience here.