The Physician-Patient Bond

Do you know the magic moment the physician-patient or patient:physician bond first forms? There is one.  It's when a formal contract is made between the doctor and patient. It happens in a different realm that you may not know existed. Slow down. Look. Usually, a person in pain or having a medical problem seeks a local... Continue Reading →

Curriculum Vitae

Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD   University Education/Training Activity/Degree/Institution B.A.  /   Biology, California State University, Northridge, Cum Laude N/A  /   Medicine  Oral Roberts University, Tulsa, Oklahoma M.D.   Medicine /  Keck USC School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California Anesthesiology /  Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California Critical Care  /  Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford,... Continue Reading →

Malware Monday for Windows

Today, my friend in the UK alerted me that his social media accounts were terribly hacked. He lost all his Google pictures and the hacker tore down his Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram accounts. That’s just the tip of the iceberg. Last Friday, many National Health Services (NHS) hospitals in the UK were hacked with ransom... Continue Reading →

Taking Shape

 I don't roar anymore. Figure 1. The Rebel Patient is on Twitter. She wants you there, too. You can Re-Tweet (RT) this Tweet here: ~ ~ ~ I try not to get too excited when silly or amazing things happen because I don't want my emotions to completely carry me away. Figure 2. I try not to... Continue Reading →

I Am A Writer

So thrilled! I've been writing and #amwriting my newest book, The Rebel Patient. In this excursion, my awareness prompts me to discover anew: I am a Writer I'm also an editor, as my brain automatically edits everything I read, finding spelling, punctuation, or expository writing presentation style mistakes with immediate error-detection. That's just how my brain... Continue Reading →

“The MD, PhD is In”

Welcome to the new blog, "The MD, PhD is In." We have set goals that are different than usual, so this is a summary. In each of our articles, our goal is to mindfully present a well-thought out decision tree for you and your teen to be well (literally and figuratively) on your way to... Continue Reading →

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