Tag: costs


Even when the inevitable is staring us in the face, loved ones have trouble letting go. It's normal. It's natural to think someone will live forever, should live forever. But they don't. Everyone dies. Our health care system needs to address this question- "When should ... Read More
April 6, 2010Dr.Kirk Laman


"Can't I just take a pill to get my cholesterol down?" A middle aged man said this to me recently in the office.  He has cravings for double chocolate ice cream sundies 3-4 times a week.  He has known heart disease with a previous stent placed in one of his coronary ... Read More
January 16, 2010Dr.Kirk Laman


Health care costs are exploding.  Medicare costs are growning at a double digit rate. Our system is overtaxed.  We all know this.  We read about it in the newspaper nearly everyday. Because I pay for my own health insurance I see it in my pay stub.  This year I’m paying nearly $1200 a ... Read More
November 5, 2007Dr.Kirk Laman