Tag Archives: State University of New York Upstate Medical University

WOMEN VOTE!


Last night I heard a fact that astounded me:  most American voters are women.  I hadn’t given it any thought but vaguely figured that since most elected officials are men then men must be the majority of voters.  They are not.  … Continue reading

Posted in activism, advocacy, Government Services, Poverty, Power, Powerlessness, Values | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

What Geography, Industry and Law have to do with Antidepressants (Part I)


Robert R. and I are having a disagreement about psychiatric medications, i.e., drugs.  He thinks they are pretty good and I think they are terrible.  We are having this discussion via the miracle of social networking via the Internet, which … Continue reading

Posted in American medical industry, Depression, drugs, Health Care, Medical care, Mental Illness & Health, Pharmaceuticals | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Wall, The Law, and Who’s In Charge


So there was this fellow who was a sergeant and a drill instructor in the army of these United States.  He retired on years of service and moved from the base to a nearby city.  A year later he returns … Continue reading

Posted in activism, advocacy, American medical industry, disability, disability rights, Government Services, Health Care, Housing, Poverty, Power | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

My Beef with Upstate Medical University/Hospital


Yesterday’s post of the testimony of Dr. David Smith, president of SUNY Upstate Medical University, brought two particular responses that clarified my thinking about what’s wrong with Upstate Medical University/Hospital.             First, there was a message from a friend who … Continue reading

Posted in American medical industry, Government Services, Health Care, Medical care | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Really Scary Testimony from Your County Legislature


If you don’t like the medical care you’re receiving in Central New York, you have but one place to look for the problem:  “About 75% of the doctors in this region are from Upstate Medical University . . .” The … Continue reading

Posted in American medical industry, Government Services, Health Care, Medical care, Power | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment