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About insightmd

Greetings. Welcome to my blog! My name is Dr. Dennis Teehan. I am an intern in medicine now going into public health and preventive medicine. My long term goals are to get my MPH and to complete a residency in Preventive Medicine. I enjoy thinking and writing about the important health care issues of the day. Hope you enjoy my blog and please feel free to comment.

Curing Cancer: A Great Achievement That Would Shock Our Health Care System

The history of science is littered with a recurring theme of unintended consequences tarnishing man’s great technological advancements. As a physician I have often pondered the unintended impact that many of the advancements of medical science have had on our … Continue reading

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What should we do with the mentally ill?

Another year.  Another tragedy involving guns, violence, the internet and the mentally ill.  The archetype of the sadly deranged misanthrope becoming disenfranchised and turning to serious violence has become all too routine for our nation. This time the tragedy is in Arizona in … Continue reading

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