• rcurtis505 posted a new activity comment 1 month ago

    We refer to our state, New Mexico, as “Land of the Flea and Home of the Plague”, for good reason!

  • rcurtis505 posted a new activity comment 10 months, 1 week ago

    Reminds me of the (mostly) Republican congressmen that are anti-gay until their own child comes out.

  • rcurtis505 posted a new activity comment 1 year, 7 months ago

    I am glad you mentioned ketamine. Results so far have been cautiously optimistic.

  • rcurtis505 posted a new activity comment 1 year, 7 months ago

    Consider yourself lucky! I happen to really love raw hamburger. Risk/benefit is still strongly aligned toward benefit, in my case!

    • It also has meant, during my college years, explaining to my grandmother repeatedly that, no, the E. coli I was working with wasn’t that E. coli.

  • rcurtis505 posted a new activity comment 1 year, 12 months ago

    I wonder if there is enough data in the study to follow this effect over the twenty years of the study. I am a fairly recent (male) doctor, and we (in my med school class, 60% women, 40% men) were educated pretty thoroughly on the different symptomatology between women and men in the case of acute MI. Maybe this serious issue is in the process of…[Read more]

  • rcurtis505 posted a new activity comment 2 years, 2 months ago

    Damn! I’m gonna be in San Diego this weekend, and was gonna go swimming, but now I’m worried that I will cause flooding in Kiribati. Wait…I will swim at low tide! Problem solved!

  • rcurtis505 posted a new activity comment 2 years, 4 months ago

    Thank you, Rebecca. – Bob Curtis, MD

  • rcurtis505 posted a new activity comment 2 years, 5 months ago

    Excellent! I listened raptly, until the last minute, when I was chuckling too forcefully to catch every word. (So I played it back, of course.) I strongly suspect, with absolutely no evidence, that further studies will show a narrowing of difference between male and female behavior, once confounders are eliminated. We are far more alike than we…[Read more]

  • rcurtis505 posted a new activity comment 2 years, 5 months ago

    Thank you, Rebecca! When I was doing my Family Practice residency, we were told we had to learn the techniques of circumcision, even if we did not intend to perform the practice after graduation. “Well”, I said, “How on Earth can I learn the technique without doing it?” You can’t, I was told. “Forget it”, I said. There was a stink, policy was…[Read more]