Children, Medical Issues and Caution

(Disclaimer:  I am not a healthcare professional.  Statements in this blog post are based on online resources which are credited, as well as personal experience and observations.) This post was revised at 12:55 p.m. on January 29, 2019, to reflect a change in the Los Angeles Times report. Early this morning, Los Angeles Times journalist Soumya Karlamangla posted a disturbing account of apparent negligence by a physician, William Eidelman, whose license was revoked this month by the Medical Board of California.  A link to her article appears at the end of this post. Dr. Eidelman was also the subject of a previous Medical Board … Continue reading Children, Medical Issues and Caution

On Second Thought, Michael Wolff’s Book May Not be Worth Reading After All

Update:  A few minutes ago, I received a reply on Twitter from Virginia Heffernan, whose opinion piece is available through a link at the end of this post.  I may have oversimplified her comments on Fire and Fury, and in fairness here’s a screenshot of her reply:   Yesterday, I posted a recommendation that we read Michael Wolff’s new book about Donald Trump, Fire and Fury.  I made the recommendation because Trump’s lawyers had tried to intimidate the author, not because of great confidence in the book, which I admittedly haven’t read. Okay, Michael Wolff is a confirmed asshole.  Still, people … Continue reading On Second Thought, Michael Wolff’s Book May Not be Worth Reading After All