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Musings of a Dinosaur

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Lucy E.  Hornstein

Solo family practice: I may be going the way of the dinosaur, but I'm not dead yet.

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The Calm Before Tomorrow
Background: DinoDaughter gave me a book for the holidays called Just Write One Thing Today containing 365 writing prompts. The post title above is Prompt #93, and it's my reflections on a song written by that same daughter. The lyrics of the song are...
Musings of a Dinosaur
Sunday, April 8, 2018

The Rules Have Not Changed
In the wake of the recent flood of allegations of sexual harrasment against so many men in so many different positions of power, the refrain has begun, "The rules have changed." Frivolous concerns about office holiday parties threaten to trivialize t...
Musings of a Dinosaur
Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Not Me; But Standing with #MeToo
There's been a recent social media campaign in the wake of the dreadful revelations about ongoing long term sexual harassment and abuse specifically by media mogul Harvey Weinstein. Posting the hashtag #metoo on Facebook and other social media sites ...
Musings of a Dinosaur
Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Medical Marijuana is a Scam, with which I Want No Part
People keep asking me what I think about Medical Marijana. Does it really work? Am I willing to prescribe it? Here's what I think: Given that there is no reliable medical evidence of efficacy for marijuana for any condition at this time, I'm gonna sa...
Musings of a Dinosaur
Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Urgent Care Follies
What is it with antibiotics and steroids for upper respiratory infections at Urgent Care these days? Over-prescribing of antibiotics has been a problem ever since the recognition that uncomplicated upper respiratory infections were almost always vira...
Musings of a Dinosaur
Friday, May 26, 2017

The Saddest Encounter
I had an upsetting encounter the other day with a 22-year-old woman of color, who mentioned (secondary to the purpose of the visit) that she was pretty sure she had breast cancer. Why did she think that? She'd found a lump in her breast. (Somewhat un...
Musings of a Dinosaur
Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Popping Pus
Warning: graphic descriptions ahead. Continue in temporal and/or physical proximity to food and drink at your own risk. Everyone has their abscess story. Tales of pressurized pockets of pus abound. Trust me: however far-fetched they may seem…they're ...
Musings of a Dinosaur
Thursday, March 23, 2017

The Alt-Right and Alt-Med
I've suddenly come to realize that a rising political group, the so-called "Alt-Right" (basically nothing more than "…white supremacists who have repackaged the hate and served it up in a more palatable form for human consumption…") and much of the "...
Musings of a Dinosaur
Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Positioning for the Future
As you may have heard, the United States has a new president. From where I sit, things do not bode well for me — that is to say my patients — over the next few years. In addition to the virtual certainty of massive changes in health insurance, I fear...
Musings of a Dinosaur
Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Why We Do It
Medicine is a business. Of course we have bills to pay to keep the lights on and the phones running. No, as a rule, doctors are not starving. But if money were what we were out for, we sure wouldn't have opted for seven (or more) grueling years of tr...
Musings of a Dinosaur
Wednesday, January 18, 2017

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