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Reed Spaulding IV, MD
Reed Spaulding IV, MD, is a practicing pathologist who grew up in rural Kentucky and now splits his time between Kentucky and Indiana. All opinions expressed are his and not those of his employer. They are not intended to be a substitute for individualized medical or personal advice.
by | Mar 30, 2022

“Throughout the centuries there were men who took first steps down new roads armed with nothing but their own vision.” That’s one of my favorite lines from Ayn Rand, the iconoclastic writer of the past century. Rand is arguably the…

by | Feb 4, 2022

One of the worst features of the pandemic has been the negative effect this ordeal is having on children. Obviously, the exceedingly rare cases of childhood fatality secondary to COVID have been nothing short of tragic. The measures that have…

by | Dec 25, 2021

The emergence of the Omicron variant has breathed new life into the covid panic machine, and just in time for the birth of Christ! Doesn’t it feel like we have been here before? I don’t know about you, but I…

by | Oct 17, 2021

A recognition of reality must have finally planted itself somewhere in New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s brain earlier this month. Since the beginning of the pandemic, she has led her country through this ordeal with an approach that has…

by | Jul 12, 2021

Updated guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) came down in a Friday news dump before the weekend. Honestly, there isn’t much of an update, except to say that they still expect our children to wear masks…

by | Jun 1, 2021

In a way, writing is the most important part of my day job. That may sound odd to people who know me, given that I went to medical school and became a pathologist. For those not terribly familiar with my…

by | May 4, 2021

The first Saturday in May has become a holiday of sorts to me. Every year, I make it a point to attend the running of the Kentucky Derby at beautiful Churchill Downs in Louisville. It’s a spectacle with all my…

by | Apr 15, 2021

As a physician and a concerned citizen, I spent a good deal of time researching the COVID-19 vaccines as they came online. To be honest, I wasn’t sure about it all at first. Skepticism is a healthy initial response regarding…

by | Apr 2, 2021

We all desperately want normal lives again. And I’m not talking about the finnicky “new normal” that accommodates Aunt Karen’s irrational fear of leaving her house. I’m talking about “normal normal,” where people crowd into concert halls with standing room…

by | Mar 16, 2021

One year into this pandemic, we are seeing signs of hope that life will return to normal sometime this year. States across the country are relaxing COVID restrictions. This is drawing criticism from some, including President Biden, calling such moves…

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