The Shriners Are Doing A Great Job Helping Sick Children: Raymond Rupert MD, MBA.

Shriners Hospital Is Doing A Great Job Helping Sick Children: Raymond Rupert MD, MBA. Hannah who was 1 1/2 years of age had two broken bones when she arrived at the ER. This was unusual and the nurses were alarmed. … Continue reading

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More Detailed Research About Lyme’s Disease- By David Trilling In Journalist’s Resource (JR) July 25 2017.

A few decades ago, at least in North America, Lyme disease affected only small parts of New England and the upper Midwest. But the tiny ticks that carry the debilitating illness have spread rapidly in recent years, establishing themselves in twice … Continue reading

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Who Knew Healthcare Policy Could Be This Complicated: N. Gregory Mankiw

Why is health care so complicated? How does it differ from most of the other goods and services that the economy produces? What makes health policy so vexing? In Econ 101, students learn that market economies allocate scarce resources based … Continue reading

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Charismatic Guru Unable To Get Necessary Mental Health Treatment: Raymond Rupert MD, MBA.

While Michael struggled privately with bipolar mood disorder, the world knew Michael Stone, who died in Victoria on July 16 at the age of 42, as a charismatic yogi, Zen Buddhist teacher, activist, speaker and author. Michael had a devoted … Continue reading

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Preventing Breast Cancer From Spreading: A New Class Of Drugs. Raymond Rupert MD, MBA.

Summary Of Clinical Trial:  Metastasis is the primary cause of death from breast cancer, invasive carcinoma cells in mouse and rat mammary tumors co-migrate accompanied by macrophages towards intravasation sites . The intravasation occurs at sites where a TIE2-expressing macrophage, … Continue reading

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Ticks Causing Lyme Disease Are Moving North: Raymond Rupert MD, MBA.

Ticks Causing Lyme Disease Are A Serious Health Hazard:  Raymond Rupert MD, MBA. The ticks are moving North. Climate change is the cause. Because of this, ticks causing Lyme Disease now infect more persons. Ticks carry Borrelia burgdorferi which is spiral … Continue reading

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Canadians Purchase Care In The USA: Raymond Rupert MD, MBA.

A new report from the Fraser Institute estimates that more than 63,000 Canadians travelled abroad for medical care in 2016. The think-tank says that’s a nearly 40-per-cent increase over the previous year, and may be related to long wait times … Continue reading

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Stop Cancer Metastases From Spreading- Research At Johns Hopkins: The Baltimore Sun May 2017.

Research at Johns Hopkins by Hasini Jayatilaka a post doctoral fellow and her collaborator Dr Denis Wirtz has shown a new signalling pathway used by cancer drugs to spread cancer to other parts of the body. This is a dramatic … Continue reading

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Helping Trustees To Purchase Care For Beneficiaries: Raymond Rupert MD, MBA.

Helping Trustees To Arrange And Purchase Care For Beneficiaries Without Capacity:   Raymond Rupert MD, MBA. Trustees and Executors are often called on to make complex decisions about arranging and purchasing care. It is however, very challenging to assist beneficiaries … Continue reading

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Successful Clot Extraction For Stroke Patients Is A Game Changer: Raymond Rupert MD, MBA.

Successful Clot Extraction For Stroke Patients Is A Game Changer: Raymond Rupert MD, MBA. Stroke is often caused by a clot blocking a major artery in the brain. This can result in the death of brain tissue and permanent loss … Continue reading

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