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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Effects of Spaceflight on Astronaut Brain Structure as Indicated on MRI

November 22, 2017 – Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD

We interviewed Donna Roberts, MD of the Medical University of South Carolina about her NEJM paper Continue reading

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Increasing rates of double mastectomies in early stage breast cancer

November 22, 2013- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD

David P. Winchester MD, Medical Director of Cancer Programs for the American College of Surgeons, Continue reading

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The Gluten Crazies are out of control and affecting menus in restaurants

April 26, 2015- By Steven E. Greer, MD

I was eating at a French restaurant recently, and the waiter asked me if I had any allergies, such as “gluten”. Continue reading

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The Weekly Summary

January 8th – January 14th                                 2018

In general news, people in Hawaii were scared by an erroneous public service warning that a Continue reading

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The serious adverse events caused by antipsychotics

February 1, 2014 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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The Weekly Summary

January 1st – January 7th                                 2018

In general news, anti-government protests by young moderates in Iran grew. More record Continue reading

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Steve Bannon and the epidemic of Baby Boomers with mental illness

January 5, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD

President Trump made news yesterday by issuing a statement firing back at Steve Bannon for allegations Continue reading

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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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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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Ocrelizumab (Ocrevus) versus Placebo in Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis

January 31, 2017- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD Continue reading

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How pain pills almost killed my mother after elective knee surgery

OxycontinMay 21, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD

My mother is in her 70’s and in good health except for debilitating knee arthritis. After considerable Continue reading

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Hormone replacement therapy is safe and effective after all

November 14, 2017- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD

We interviewed JoAnn Manson, MD, DrPH about her JAMA paper that followed the cohorts in Continue reading

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Osimertinib in Untreated EGFR-Mutated Advanced Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer (FLAURA)

November 20, 2017- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD

We interviewed Emory University oncologist Suresh S. Ramalingam, M.D. about his NEJM 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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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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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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