Stress Fracture or Osteoarthritis

Lesson: If you’re middle aged, a scissor-kick, high-jump can lead directly to the debate, stress fracture or osteoarthritis? Background: For those who don’t know, I was a GP in Cumberland/Courtenay, Comox Valley, BC for thirteen years. One sunny day, while visiting Stanley Park, a thirty-eight year old GP was feeling half his age. His brain … Read more

Doctor’s Bag

I received my doctor’s bag as a gift. Background story: On a dark night in 1974, I heard someone yelling, “Doctor Eves Dr. Eves“. The guy yelling was Marty, a Navy medic. Marty and I were on duty at the Canadian Forces Base Esquimalt Hospital in Victoria BC. A retired Navy vet had diverted to … Read more

Guns, Racism and a Crappy Law

From my Canadian perspective the acquittal of George Zimmerman was a disgusting decision forced upon jurors by an idiotic law. Bluntly, it was one more blow to America's image as a civilized nation. It should not be possible for anyone to easily comprehend that Trayvon Martin, a barely seventeen, unarmed kid, could be targeted and … Read more

Diagnose Illness with a Smartphone

Is it possible to diagnose illness with a smartphone? In the very near future a smartphone will vastly improve your healthcare provider's ability to support your wellness. Decades ago, some doctors worried that computers might replace our profession. Other doctors, the clever ones, knew that the digital age would be a boon to our patients. … Read more

Wendy’s Seasons

‘Wendy’s Seasons – Ideas for a Beautiful Life’ is now available. Q: What is Wendy’s Seasons? A: It’s Wendy Eves’ first eBook. Here’s Wendy’s description: Wendy’s Seasons blends ideas, stories, examples and even small projects to inspire you to create your own beautiful and joy filled life. Wendy’s Seasons will help you find the beauty … Read more

Thurston Howell Romney Video

Note: I ‘borrowed’ the Thurston Howell Romney title from David Brooks’ excellent article in the New York Times. I’m, more than a little, dismayed that so many people were surprised by the following Mitt Romney video: Suggesting that forty-seven percent of the US population are ‘moochers’ is shocking, especially coming from someone who aspires to … Read more