The Healthcare Channel hits 10

February 3, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD I don’t recall the exact date, but it was sometime during the summer of 2006, when I was daydreaming Continue reading

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Does President Trump have “heart disease” based on his Coronary Calcium Score?

January 20, 2018- by Steven E. Greer, MD

President Trump made news this week by having his doctor, Admiral Ronny Jackson, MD, answer Continue reading

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The Weekly Summary

February 12th – February 18th                                 2018

In general news, the Winter Olympics continued in South Korea. In the U.S.,

another Continue reading

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Violent video games and aggressive behavior

March 30, 2014- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD

A recent JAMA paper connects the dots between violent video games and aggressive behavior. Continue reading

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Effects of Exposure to Gun Violence in Movies on Children’s Interest in Real Guns

September 25, 2017- interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD

We interviewed author Brad Bushman, PhD of The Ohio State University about his JAMA paper Continue reading

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Reliable gun violence statistics

Newtown kid victimsFebruary 12, 2013 By Steven E. Greer, MD

In the wake of the Newtown, Connecticut massacre of 20 first graders and six brave adults, Continue reading

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The Weekly Summary

February 5th – February 11th                                 2018

In general news, the stock markets plunged into correction territory as computerized algorithms changed Continue reading

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The Weekly Summary

January 29th – February 4th                                 2018

In general news, FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe was fired ahead of the release of a House investigation memo detailing abuses of power by the FBI and DOJ. The agencies were Continue reading

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Apple, Google, and Amazon need to make their own hospitals

Update January 30, 2018- Well, they used my idea from two-years ago. Amazon, Warren Continue reading

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Mechanical heart valves provide much lower mortality than tissue valves in young patients

November 8, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD

Off the radar of Wall Street analysts is a new paper in the NEJM that shows mechanical heart valves, both aortic and mitral, impart much lower mortality than tissue valves in the youngest cohort of patients. This paper was not presented at the recent TCT or Euro PCR. Continue reading

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The Weekly Summary

January 22nd – January 28th                                 2018

In general news, Senator Schumer led the Democrats into a standoff with President Trump Continue reading

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Kick your smartphone app addiction in 2018

January 8, 2018- by Steven E. Greer, MD

I was one of the very earliest CrackBerry addicts in 2000. That was a term given to people constantly Continue reading

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Google’s Larry Page wants your medical records to be public for “research”

March 20, 2014-By Steven E. Greer, MD

Charlie Rose interviewed Google founder Larry Page at the 2014 TED conference. During the talk, Mr. Continue reading

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The Who’s Teen Cancer Lounge at Sloan Kettering opens

March 18, 2016- by Steven E. Greer MD

The Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center held a press day for its new teen lounge Continue reading

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The MusiCorps benefit concert 2015

October 16, 2015- by Steven E. Greer, MD

We interviewed the Founder of MusiCorps, Arthur Bloom, and one of the musicians in the band, Continue reading

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How the FDA regulates compounding pharmacies

April 5, 2015- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD

Few people knew what a compounding pharmacy was until a meningitis outbreak traced to the Continue reading

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The Weekly Summary

January 15th – January 21st                                 2018

In general news, Apple announced that it plans to repatriate $250 Billion in overseas cash Continue reading

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Football head injuries down after rules change

NFL-concussionUpdate January 20, 2015- The PBS news show Frontline has been tracking the number Continue reading

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Is President Trump on amphetamines? (Yes, he is)

Update January 16, 2018- by Steven E. Greer, MD

President Trump’s doctor confirms my diagnosis made in the story below, which was that the slurred Continue reading

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NBC begins alarming new series to promote the diagnosis of “mental illness” in children

December 11, 2017 Continue reading

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