Wait for it… Encopresis

Encopresis is defecating in inappropriate locations.  It is usually manifested as the repeated soiling of clothing in children over the age of toilet training, often with concomitant constipation.  Traditionally it is associated with the psychological concept of being “anal retentive.”  We discuss the natural history, cause, treatment, and continuing adult symptoms.  Our only regret is […]

Genetically Modified Organisms

Dr. Mark Vaughan and Larry Finney discuss genetically modified organisms.  They mention the possible link between statements Dr. Oz made about genetically modified organisms and a group of doctors asking for Columbia University to reconsider his faculty appointment. The Institute for Responsible Technology refers to the American Academy of Environmental Medicine for their strongest argument […]