Well maybe not “” but Flies in the Ointment: Essays on Supplements, Complementary and Alternative Medicine (SCAM) is now available on and is:

A carefully selected and edited compendium of the best of Dr. Mark Crislip (the Puswhisperer’s) blog posts from The sections have been edited for redundancy, updated for 2017, and classified into themes.

Could the new year start any better than the a collection of essays from the OVSG (original very stable genius)?

Just sayin’.


Posted by Mark Crislip

Mark Crislip, MD has been a practicing Infectious Disease specialist in Portland, Oregon, since 1990. He is a founder and  the President of  where he blogs under the name sbmsdictator. He has been voted a US News and World Report best US doctor, best ID doctor in Portland Magazine multiple times, has multiple teaching awards and, most importantly,  the ‘Attending Most Likely To Tell It Like It Is’ by the medical residents at his hospital. His growing multi-media empire can be found at .