Dr. Marc Ringel

Dr. Marc Ringel KUNC Commentator

Marc Ringel has spent most of his three decade-plus medical career either as a rural family physician or teaching others how to do it.  He is a consultant in medical education, rural health, and anything else someone might be willing to pay him for.  Marc has done an every-other week commentary on health topics on KUNC since 1995.  His current day job is as a senior instructor at the University of Colorado School of Medicine.

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6:00am

Mon June 27, 2011
Commentary

The German Disease

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Most strains of E. coli bacteria are harmless. But a new, more virulent strain has the medical community perplexed as to its origins. This has caused a lot of finger pointing which KUNC commentator Dr. Marc Ringel says is rather pointless.

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6:00am

Mon June 13, 2011
Commentary

Needling Truth

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After more than 30 years in the medical field KUNC commentator Dr. Marc Ringel has found that where the patient is concerned sometimes you have to strike a balance between your skepticism and tried and true practices.

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6:00am

Mon May 30, 2011
Commentary

Responsibility: Find out What it Means to Me

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Being accountable in the medical profession sounds simple enough – but often times it’s not practiced as it should be. KUNC commentator Dr. Marc Ringel has found one movement that’s empowering its patients to hold doctors accountable in their treatment.

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9:30am

Sun May 15, 2011
Commentary

God Bless Everybody

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As the old saying goes “It is better to give than to receive.” But the “giving” part can take on many forms. KUNC commentator Dr. Marc Ringel has found a way of paying it forward that could have immeasurable results where the medical world is concerned.

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1:13pm

Sun May 1, 2011
Commentary

The Neanderthal in Us All

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Things of the past have KUNC commentator Dr. Marc Ringel thinking about the things in his life that lie ahead.

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