Yes, Doctor, I Know I’m Fat

After battling righteously with Covered California, I’m covered by Kaiser, and in January, I made my first official visit as an insured patient to meet my preferred provider (whom I had to pick from a website, making me feel like I had stumbled into alternate reality online dating) and to start being slowly ingested into […]

Who’s Afraid of Evidence-Based Medicine?

In all the chaos surging around the conversation in the United States as people grapple with health care reform, there’s one area where people seem to be particularly confused: evidence-based medicine. A practice widely adopted in the rest of the world, evidence-based medicine still seems to be something people in the United States are afraid […]