Tag: pediatrics

Methodolatry and COVID

Doctors who call for an RCT for everything generally haven't run a single RCT on anything. Why is this?

/ May 12, 2022

Pediatric Hepatitis, A Medical Rorschach Test

Because they are from an old, established cause, pediatric deaths from COVID have receded into the background, overshadowed by pediatric hepatitis.

/ May 6, 2022

The CDC and WHO Have Reported an Unusual Cluster of Severe Pediatric Hepatitis Cases

An unusual cluster of severe liver disease in children is being reported around the world. The cause isn't entirely clear, but it may be an uncommon presentation of a common viral infection that isn't COVID-19.

/ April 29, 2022

Normalizing Dead Children

Pediatric fatalities from both guns and COVID could be greatly reduced if more people simply cared.

/ April 22, 2022

Science Fiction at the Wall Street Journal

Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan famously said "Everyone is entitled to his own opinion, but not his own facts". It's my opinion that no child should die for lack of a vaccine. The editors of The Wall Street Journal disagree

/ March 27, 2022

The CDC Goofs and Doctors React

After a CDC goof, several doctors - including me - shared incorrect information. What happened next was revealing.

/ March 20, 2022

The American Academy of Pediatrics Weighs in on “Alternative Perinatal Practices”: Part 2

In a recently published clinical report, the AAP tackles potentially risky "alternative practices" involving labor and delivery of human newborns.

/ February 18, 2022

Will You Share These Numbers?

Doctor who value evidence should be willing to share basic facts.

/ February 13, 2022

1,200 Equals 6

A satirical rebuttal to an article titled "1,200 is More Than 6".

/ February 6, 2022