KevinMD posts of the week, ending April 3, 2011

Here are the top posts from this past week, based on the number of times they were viewed.

1. Treatment for plantar fasciitis is expensive and ineffective. There are nearly 2 million cases of plantar fasciitis in the United States every year.

2. Why some EMR programmers think physicians are stupid. Every major industry is now computerized with one glaring exception; health care delivery.

3. Wimpy Parent Syndrome, and allowing your child to get mad and cry. I woke up in the middle of the night last night and I could not fall back asleep.

4. Overeating is a behavioral problem, not a surgical one. Overeating is not a surgical problem.

5. Why medical education needs to be more affordable. I was talking to a young man who is starting medical school this fall.