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Dog Spit Heals Wounds

Several weeks ago, I was blessed to spend a week in Boise with my two grandsons. While playing in our back yard, the eldest Brayden—all of five years, fell out of a tree and skinned his leg. He was mostly frightened by the episode, and he started to cry. He had a bleeding wound on […]

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False Science

There has always been a conflict between “science and politics”. Politicians have forever tried to usurp the “authority of science” and use it to support a political narrative. This is what happened when Pope Urban the VIII—truly a man of science he, put his close friend Galileo Galilei under house arrest for Galileo’s support of […]

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The Choice Is Ours

Twenty months into the Covid-19 “pandemic” we are still having heated debates within the medical community, on the streets of American towns and cities, and in legislative halls about Covid mitigation strategies. The disease like HIV-Aids has become politicized and the agenda and narrative are overshadowing evidence and logic. Conclusions regarding mitigation strategy, masks, vaccines, […]

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Race and Poverty

I have been a practicing physician and surgeon for the past 44 years. During that time I have watched the Medical Profession become politicized in ways that many people (patients) would be surprised about. Before proceeding with my concerns, I would like to say that I have been very proud to work with doctors and […]

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Tell the Truth — Please

Inevitably, when talking to a progressive the term “science” comes up. The word is used in such a way as to end a discussion. The implied argument is this: We all believe in science, and if science is on my side of the argument, my argument should win the day—-end of discussion. Anyone making such […]

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Liberty and Science

When I arrived on the Wittenberg College Campus in the summer of 1969 for 6 weeks of two a day football practices, my football coach was my assigned academic adviser—Davie Mauer who was, along with his mentor and predecessor Bill Edwards later admitted into the College Football Hall of Fame. Both coaches were incredible men […]

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Rooting out scientific corruption

— Published with Permission of cfact.org — Dr. Brian Wansink recently resigned from his position as Columbia University professor, eating behavior researcher and director of the Cornell “food lab.” A faculty investigation found that he had misreported research data, failed to preserve data and results properly, and employed dubious statistical techniques. A fellow faculty member accused him […]

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