Your Doctor Is Going To Kill You

John, I'm absolutely

John, I'm absolutely astonished that you'd post something like this, a piece that is nothing short of tripe. The writer puts forth opinion under the guise of fact, some of which needs no research to discredit, given self-contradiction.

MicOnTheNorthShore

MicOnTheNorthShore wrote:

John, I'm absolutely astonished that you'd post something like this, a piece that is nothing short of tripe. The writer puts forth opinion under the guise of fact, some of which needs no research to discredit, given self-contradiction.

I'm all ears if anyone wants to refute it. The author of the post USUALLY is fairly reliable, although he loves hyperbole.

He just posted some of his

He just posted some of his sources in the comments to the post:

"Doctors are alcoholics: source: Prevalence of Alcohol Use Disorders Among American Surgeons
http://archsurg.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=1107783

98,000 people die of medical mistakes: Source:
Medical Mistakes: More Common Than You Think
http://news.health.com/2008/06/18/medical-mistakes-more-common-than-you-think/?cnn=yes

Fake degrees. Source: Page on Ca
http://aaar.assembly.ca.gov/sites/aaar.assembly.ca.gov/files/reports/Intro%20to%20Degree%20Mills.pdf

Doctors have highest suicide rate: Source:
When Doctors Kill Themselves
http://www.thedailybeast.com/newsweek/2008/04/19/doctors-who-kill-themselves.html

53% of doctors are oveweight. Source:
What if your doctor is an overweight smoker?
http://blogs.livewellnebraska.com/2012/03/12/what-if-your-doctor-is-an-overweight-smoker/
"

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