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 […]
Dr. Vaughan and Larry discuss changes in medicine including Meaningful Use payments to doctors for using Electronic Medical Records (EMR/EHR) and Chronic Care Management (CCM) payments.
Dr. Mark Vaughan and Larry Finney discuss the expense of prescription medicines. Forbes article on drug costs. You can check the cost of drugs at local pharmacies at GoodRx.com.
Larry and Dr. Vaughan address topics including teenage marijuana use, links between brain cancer and cell phone use, and the seminal truth about Ebola. Ladies Night Out with Sutter Health at the State Theater in Auburn, California.
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 […]