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Archives for April, 2008

Stimulant Improves Sleep

Medscape has one of their brief 0.25 CME articles on the subject of methylphenidate (Ritalin, et. al.) and the effect it has on sleep.  (You have to register to read it, but registration is free.) This is interesting because it illustrates nicely how psychopharmacology can be confusing.  In this post, I try to show some…

From Think Progress: Cheney swore off ‘moderate’ campaign promises a month after 2000 election. In his new book, former Rhode Island Republican senator Lincoln Chafee reveals that even before President Bush was sworn into office after the 2000 elections, Cheney had rejected the “moderate course” laid out in their campaign: The former Senator describes a…

This is something that has been brewing for a while.  I noticed a trend among medical students, over the years, with increasing numbers of them expressing support for universal health care in the USA. Now it is official.  A study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine today (1 April 2008) indicates that, for the…