Joseph Cramer, M.D.
Recent Articles by Joseph Cramer, M.D.
Published: Monday, December 9, 2013 3:02 pm MST
What would happen if all of a sudden words began to disappear? Certain negative words would just stop being words. Meanwhile, terms of endearment exist: We just need to choose our words more carefully. Try "Let...
Published: Monday, December 9, 2013 10:55 am MST
On a recent vacation I misplaced a black felt hat. I say misplaced because my mother would correct me. “It is not lost just misplaced.” In this case and others, bless my mother’s heart, she is...
Published: Monday, November 25, 2013 5:17 pm MST
There is the what, the how, the where and even the when, but the why still eludes us. We can attribute genetic problems to age or other environmental factors, but why that child and why that mother and why that...
Published: Monday, November 18, 2013 4:26 pm MST
Timepieces are unique. We can choose the stars, the seasons, the sun or Rolex. However, the moon is free and will be on time even if it is its own.
Published: Monday, November 11, 2013 4:35 pm MST
Humans have measured distance since the time they could see to the far hills or traverse the savanna to the next watering hole. Mothers and babies even before time have had their own measuring stick.
Published: Monday, November 4, 2013 4:01 pm MST
Converted into modern English, the more your body stays in motion by activity and exercise, the more it stays healthy. — Dr. Joe’s first law of human motion
Published: Monday, October 28, 2013 3:01 pm MDT
When we interact with other humans, there are often unconscious fakes and jukes. When we need to be loved the most, we act the most unlovable. When we want to be close, we move away. We get upset at the very pe...
Published: Monday, October 21, 2013 3:01 pm MDT
“But for the grace of God go I.” It is an oft-repeated prayer or phrase of good fortune. The saying is frequently recited silently in a children’s hospital when one sees ill or devastated youn...
Published: Monday, October 14, 2013 4:42 pm MDT
Before we toss any bath water, check mindfully for the baby of attitude and gratitude, truth and humility, confidence and self-righteousness.
Published: Tuesday, October 8, 2013 3:01 pm MDT
One of the most dangerous phases in English is “I don’t care,” or IDC. Elie Wiesel, a Holocaust survivor, powerfully condemns IDC. “The opposite of love is not hate; it’s indiffere...