The (Mis)Diagnosing of Donald Trump

Happy Friday to all! I’m choosing to write this blog early, before I go on my weekend binge. Today, I decided to write about the results of Donald Trumps’ physical, as well as, adding a few words about his mental health. Now, I’m sure some of you are saying, “Why now? That was 10 days... Read more »

Physician Heal Thyself, Or, How I Defeated the Cold from Hell

My dearest readers, I return to you from beyond the grave. I have been deeper into the “Further” than ever before. I have battled a plague that makes the Black Death seem mild, in comparison. In short, I have had the dreaded “Man Flu”. I’ll give those readers with weaker constitutions a moment to recover... Read more »


Happy New Year friends! I trust all of you have sufficiently sobered up enough to be able to read coherently again. If not, no worries, I always keep these as simple as possible for you guys. So, over the myriad Holiday Festivities, many of my “dearest friends” came to me saying, “Oh, Joe, you’ve got... Read more »
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To Flu or Not To Flu (Shot)

Today I am embarking into treacherous waters surrounding the flu vaccine. I want to be clear that this is due to requests by some of my fans, who were kind enough to talk to me about getting sick while I was trying to enjoy myself at a party last night. Yes, I love nothing more... Read more »


Good morning, friends! What’s that? You don’t feel too good this morning? Too much Holiday Cheer? Fear not, for Dr. Joe is going to give you a Harvard quality Holiday Party Survival Guide! And a no fooling around hangover recipe. Yes, Kwanzaa season is in full swing and everywhere you turn, you’re reminded how far... Read more »

A Sexual Predator in Medicine

Ever since the Harvey Weinstein story broke, there has been a flood of stories of women who have suffered through various sexual harassment and abuse. In some cases, the perpetrators have suffered swift consequences, like Lauer and Rose getting tossed. In other cases, like Al Franken, there’s a distinct feeling of discomfort as people wonder... Read more »

Dr. Joe Goes To A Medical Conference

Greetings and salutations, my friends. Have you ever wondered what it would be like to attend a Medical Conference? Well, wonder no more, for today, all shall be revealed. (And if you said, “No”, you are a liar.) First, let me tell you a little story. When I was a wee child, there was a... Read more »

Why You Shouldn't Invite Medical Researchers To Your Holiday Festivities

Well, with Thanksgiving right around the corner here, and the start of the endless stream of Holiday parties, I need to address an issue that arose about a week ago: THE DANGERS OF DEMON ALCOHOL! Now, I know what you’re all thinking. “Dr. Joe, why did you wait so long to write about this very... Read more »


Hey, everyone! Did you remember to turn back your clocks? Yep, we all get an extra hour this weekend! Woo Hoo! What will you do with yours? I used my hour to complete my proof of Fermat’s last Theorem, deciphered an ancient Minoan manuscript written in Linear B and learned a new language (Urdu). How... Read more »


I find myself with a little time on my hands today, because I gave a small talk this morning as part of a lecture series and was done earlier than anticipated. So, I thought I’d write a little something about Halloween. Growing up, I loved Halloween. In those days, my cousin and I would go... Read more »