Tag Archives: malpractice

Antidepressants don’t kill; doctors prescribing them do


“Joe Mazella . . . killed himself three years ago under the effects of antidepressants.” The doctor did not see the patient for ten years, nevertheless he doubled the patient’s prescription for Paxil.  The state Health Dept. has put him … Continue reading

Posted in American medical industry, Death, Depression, drugs, Medical care, Mental Illness & Health, Pharmaceuticals, physician | Tagged , , , | 3 Comments

Friendship: The Alternative to Guns


Amelia the Awesome is my home health aide—a job she tolerates in order to work her primary commitment:  Peace.  Peace is not a career path that pays well so, in addition to being peaceful and caring for me, she also … Continue reading

Posted in activism, Power, Powerlessness | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Antidepressants, Welfare, Medicaid and Celiac Disease


My kidneys are hurting since I started taking antidepressants Well, stop taking them, duh.  If the pain doesn’t go away, then go see a physician.  You might have a kidney infection that doesn’t have anything to do with the antidepressant, … Continue reading

Posted in American medical industry, Depression, disability, drugs, Government Services, Health Care, Medicaid, Medical care, Medicare, Pharmaceuticals, physician, Poverty, Powerlessness, Values | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

VESID, CPEP/CPAP, Medicaid & Malpractice: Answers to More Questions


VESID—a drug; I don’t like VESID; Complaints and VESID; is celiac covered under NYS VESID Act? VESID is neither a drug nor an act.  It is New York State’s Office of Vocational and Educational Services for Individuals with Disabilities. (They couldn’t think … Continue reading

Posted in activism, advocacy, American medical industry, disability, disability rights, Fraud, Government Services, Health Care, Medicaid, Medical care, Mental Illness & Health, Poverty, Power, Values | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Malpractice and Medicaid: What You Need to Know before You Decide


            I have “public insurance,” that is Medicaid, because I am poor.  I am poor because of the existing malpractice situation.  Before you change the malpractice and Medicaid laws, you should read what I’ve learned.             My doctor was incompetent.  … Continue reading

Posted in American medical industry, Health Care, Medicaid, Medical care, Medicare, Poverty | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Dr. Nasri Ghaly, Psychiatrist (Part 2)


I don’t know when I met Dr. Ghaly.  Those years were peculiarly distorted by drugs, and I can’t remember.  Dr. Ghaly does not know because around 2004 his office was flooded and all my old records were destroyed.  It is rather pleasing … Continue reading

Posted in American medical industry, Depression, God, Health Care, Inpatient psychiatry, Medicaid, Medical care, Mental Illness & Health, Spirituality, Values | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment