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The Time for New Year's Resolutions Is Right Now
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.
Physician, Entrepreneur, Co-Founder: Herbal Water Inc.
A few October resolutions tips Thanks to the Cornell's Food and Brand Lab for sharing these study findings and the image
Outrage of the Month: New Evidence Shows Parents of Babies in NIH-Funded Oxygen Experiment Were Misled
Michael Carome, M.D.
Director of Public Citizen's Health Research Group.
The primary objective of the trial was to see whether premature babies were more likely to die or suffer retinal damage, which
New Lyme Disease Study Reveals Strong Reporting Bias
David Michael Conner
Health, entertainment and LGBT writer
It is obvious to anyone familiar with either journalistic ethics in general or Lyme disease specifically that Salzberg's
Outrage of the Month: Ethical Blindness at The New England Journal of Medicine
Michael Carome, M.D.
Director of Public Citizen's Health Research Group.
REFERENCES: Read more in Public Citizen's March Health Letter By backsliding on long-standing ethical commitments and violating
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Famed Historian Sees 19th-Century Solution To Current Heroin Crisis
We need to focus on preventing new addictions and using the harm-reduction approach to treat current addicts.
The Personal Toll of Corporate Medicine
Rose Kumar M.D.
Founder and CEO, The Ommani Center for Integrative Medicine
I write this as a physician who can see through the façade and racket of what corporate medicine has created. My history of abuse gives me the sensitivity to feel it when it is present. The corporate system of health care is abusive.
Choosing a Better Death
Fran Moreland Johns
Writer of fiction, nonfiction, assorted good things that catch...
The movement toward "good" death - legalized medical aid in dying - has been growing for decades in the U.S., but has been gaining momentum and attention in recent months.
The Medical-Industrial Complex: Have We Made Any Progress in the 21st Century?
Jeffrey Bland, Ph.D
President, Personalized Lifestyle Medicine Institute
We need to return to the patient-centered care that Dr. Arnold Relman advocated for throughout his professional life rather than continue with the present disease-centered system if we truly want to reduce the burden of disease.
Yes, Obamacare Critics, Health Insurance Does Make You Healthier
Anthony W. Orlando
Assistant Lecturer, Sol Price School of Public Policy, Univers...
Critics don't want to admit that they've run out of criticisms of Obamacare. The website is working, enrollments are surging, and millions of Americans are getting affordable, high-quality health insurance.
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U.S. Science Funding Falters, Sequestration Only Part Of Problem: Study
Public investment in research has not been enough to keep America in its lofty global leadership perch. According to the
Is A Fee The Best Way To Reduce Dangerous Antibiotic Use In Agriculture?
"The real value of antibiotics is saving people from dying. Everything else is trivial," Hollis concludes. What's more, this
Torture: Military Violations of Medical Ethics and Undeniable Evidence -- Again
Ethicist, epidemiologist, environmentalist, editor, educator, ...
All military physicians are licensed by somebody and should be investigated if there were any suspicions of participation in torture, however defined.
Dental Implant Ends Up In Woman's Sinus; X-Ray Photo Will Give You A Headache
An amazing X-ray released by the New England Journal of Medicine on Wednesday shows a 0.79 inch metal screw in the 57-year
The Government Shut Down, But Alzheimer's Did Not
Chairman of USAgainstAlzheimer's, Convener of The Global CEO I...
When the government re-opened, it failed to address the arbitrary, across-the-board sequester that is systematically weakening the federal research enterprise. This may have superficial appeal on short-term balance sheets, but it's handicapping long-term prospects.
Two Major Breakthroughs in New Surgeon Rating Study
President and CEO of The Leapfrog Group
For employers and policymakers frustrated by America's embarrassingly poor performance in nearly every known indicator of health care quality, this study offers two breakthrough glimmers of hope.
Let's Rethink Alzheimer's
David Perlmutter, M.D.
Empowering Neurologist, New York Times #1 Bestselling Author
We should reconsider our thought process on what underlies Alzheimer's, especially as it relates to the role of beta-amyloid. Remember, the enemy of my enemy is my friend.
New Testing for Down Syndrome: The Establishment Pushes Back
Adam Wolfberg, M.D.
Physician, author, entrepreneur
My hunch is that obstetricians on the front lines -- the ones who counsel pregnant women every day about their testing options -- will realize that the new tests are just plain better. Patients of all ages -- who can inform themselves more easily than ever before -- will demand them too.
Nonprofit Fundraising Is Not Enough: Government Needs to Fund More Research for Alzheimer's
Author of "To Lead is to Serve"
Do you plan to live to 85? If you do, there's a 1 in 3 chance you'll have Alzheimer's. Here's the bad news: There is no cure.
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State Passes Bill Making Obamacare A Crime
Coffee Can Help You Live Longer
Manoj Jain MD
Manoj Jain, MD MPH is an infectious disease physician, a write...
If you drink coffee, I have some bad news and some good news. The bad news is that the more cups of coffee you drink, the higher your risk of dying early. The good news is that if you "risk adjust," then the more cups of coffee you drink, the lower your risk of dying early. Let me explain.
STYLE & BEAUTY
Separating Fact From Fiction: Obesity and Plastic Surgery
Michael Yaremchuk, M.D.
Chief of Craniofacial Surgery at MGH as well as operating his ...
Adding more fruits and vegetables to your diet will result in weight loss, right? Wrong. Adding any elements to your diet
Healthy Lifestyle Is Important -- No Matter How Much Your Doctor Loves Medications
Integrative Medicine Physician (www.makinghealthyez.com)
Most physicians know that diet and exercise matter, we learn that even in medical school. But this concerned me -- that there are still doctors out there who don't believe in a healthy lifestyle pattern, and want their patients to depend heavily on drugs to be "healthy."
Does A Mediterranean Diet Really Beat Low-Fat For Heart Health?
Dr. Dean Ornish
Founder and president, Preventive Medicine Research Institute
An article just published in the
New England Journal of Medicine
claims that a Mediterranean diet is much more effective than a "low-fat diet" in preventing cardiovascular disease. A careful reading of the study reveals that this is simply not true.
If Eating Chocolate Can Make You Smarter, Can It Also Make You an Olympic Skier?
John R. Talbott
Bestselling author of Survival Investing: How to Prosper Amid ...
Can eating chocolate make you more likely to win a Nobel Prize? If so, then by the same logic it appears that eating chocolate can make you a better skier or skater.
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