Monthly Archives: July 2013

Carrot or stick

Motivation comes in several forms and the two most common forms are punishment (stick) or reward (carrot). This analogy comes from the timeless debate about the best way to get a stubborn donkey to move. You can beat it from … Continue reading

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Reality TV comes to health care

It seems like most of the television programs we watch at our house are reality TV shows. Deadliest Catch, Swamp People, Call of the Wildman, Duck Dynasty and Top Hooker (don’t be mislead by the name, it’s a fishing show … Continue reading

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Body Image

Summer is in full swing and for folks in our part of the state that often means time on the lake or at the pool.  There was a story in the St. Louis Newspaper a couple of weeks ago about … Continue reading

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Baby Watch

The new Prince of England has arrived so the world news may actually begin to report on stuff like – the news.  Baby watch is still in full swing at our house and we’re as ready as we’re going to … Continue reading

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Health Care; helping a sick economy recover

All signs point to the U.S. continuing a steady recovery from the recent recession and it appears health care is good for the sick and a sick economy. With all the talk about health care reform and the need to … Continue reading

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Extreme recycling

As health care providers we understand the importance of organ donation and the lives that are saved through organ procurement.  There is a new process that may make more kidneys available to those in need of a kidney transplant. Almost … Continue reading

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Baby number 2 – nothing to it

Two weeks from today baby number 2 is scheduled to arrive at the Thompson household.  Baby number 1 arrived via c-section so baby number 2 will be entering the world at 7:30 am July 31st at the hands of Drs. … Continue reading

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