Endocrinologists and the looney tune TSH lab test

"It is far better to grasp the Universe as it really is than to persist in delusion, however satisfying and reassuring." --Dr. Carl Sagan You may have seen the segment on NBC's Today Show this morning, January 29th, 2010, or you may have heard about it on the internet. But in case you didn't, the…

Gee golly bazooka: guess who started a conversation with me?

Yesterday, I was meandering through a small biking/river runners store, exchanging a vest I got my son for Christmas that turned out to be too large, and looking intently for a replacement gift he'd like. The only other shopper left---a tall, dark and handsome young man. And almost as quickly, he re-entered,  approached me, and…

Will the FDA be more transparent for thyroid patients? We’ll see.

A press release just came out stating that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has "unveiled the first phase of its Transparency Initiative which is designed to explain agency operations, how it makes decisions, and the drug approval process." Of course, this doesn't mean thyroid patients can stop what seems like an inane decision…