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Wednesday Morning News Roundup

Wednesday Morning News Roundup I was listening to the Bill Press Show on the way home (I was on call last night) and he had three topics for discussion. Black Friday: should we really be out shopping? Do you avoid politics over Thanksgiving dinner? Looking for peace in the Middle East. Black Friday is not about Christmas or the spirit of giving. It’s about large corporations figuring out a way to make huge sums of money. That’s it. The insanity of waking up and standing in line at 4 o’clock in the morning in order to get a deal on a

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600 trillion reasons why we need more regulation of the financial markets

A year ago, we were all waiting for the other shoe to drop. The financial giant Bear Stearns had tanked. The stock market was jumping up and down like a Mexican jumping bean. The talking heads on the financial channels had no good news. They also had no good answers. It seemed clear that the one thing that was going to occur was the regulation of the financial markets. We were gonna do something about these cowboys who were taking enormous risks with our money. I would like to think that I’m somewhat of a smart guy but I don’t get

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Smart men do it with knowledge

Smart men do it with knowledge. I always wanted to make that into a bumper sticker. 🙂 This was just my opinion since I like to think of myself as a smart guy. Now there is proof. From LiveScience: Smart men rejoice: Turns out that intelligent people are generally healthier than their less-clever peers – studies have shown that brainiacs are, for instance, less likely to suffer from heart disease and Alzheimer’s. Scientists have suggested that smart people may score less stressful jobs in safer places and that they may make better lifestyle choices, for instance by exercising more and eating

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Errington C. Thompson, MD

Dr. Thompson is a surgeon, scholar, full-time sports fan and part-time political activist. He is active in a number of community projects and initiatives. Through medicine, he strives to improve the physical health of all he treats.

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