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Over the last decade, I've read, studied, trained, and practiced my craft in the emergency department, dedicated to doing my best for each patient. I also realized that while I am a part of the medical care system, I am not actually part of a healthcare sy
anoopkumar1 13.04.2016 1 2864

Some social media influencers deny the legitimacy of anything that isn't within their bias. While this may at times be polarizing and divisive, for the most part it is usually harmless. But in some cases, there can be drastic consequences on a person's lif
KenJaques 18.01.2023 0 713

{This post was originally published in 2015. I'm still asking "Why?"} If you’re not finished asking ‘why’, then you’re not finished! I’m sure you remember the times when you heard a child ask the first ‘why?’ The parent pauses and gives a quick answer. A
KenJaques 14.11.2022 0 248

{Editor's note: this post was originally written in 2014 and is being shared on this new platform as it seems particularly relevant.} Over the past few days I’ve been inundated with the word “power” and messages to “accept your power”. Call it synchronici
KenJaques 07.11.2022 0 279

Preamble: I was part of a discussion last week where the opening tweet to a thread labeled (mis-labeled?) a group of people as TROLLS. Needless to say, the reaction predictably triggered an immediate, vitriolic response. That is not the intent of this blog
KenJaques 12.06.2022 0 428

Social media is a powder keg, just waiting to explode. Lockdowns. Vaccine mandates. Masks on kids. Firing and loss of privileges for medical professionals. On all of these topics, there is actually some reasonable discussion happening, and the science is e
KenJaques 07.12.2021 0 915

I got called out today. I needed it. I accepted it. And I hope I can be better for it. I was challenged to “Remember why you started - to improve healthcare and empower people to live life to the fullest.” And further, “you didn’t start to get in a Twi
KenJaques 21.10.2021 0 835

{This article was originally posted at www.kenjaques.com on May 24, 2013. Gratefully, a number of other candidates for the Lemming Hall of Fame have been identified.} A crazy thought came into my mind this week about the similarities between lemmings and
KenJaques 13.10.2021 0 583

Patients deserve the best and safest care. That's it. That's all. I have been on twitter for over 10 years. And my message hasn't really changed much. But I have grown immensely. When I was diagnosed with RA (rheumatoid arthritis) in 2008, I wasn't really
KenJaques 23.06.2021 0 1758

Arguably my biggest beef with Debunkers is the use of broad brush and deflection tactics to attempt to discredit something much bigger than what they're targeting. The area I see this the most is Integrative Medicine (IM). I am a proponent of IM as are man
KenJaques 23.03.2021 0 1342