The Weekly Summary

EgyptAir 804May 16th – May 22nd                                   

In the general news, Egyptair Flight 804 took off from Paris, and was blown up over the Mediterranean. In the U.S., Hillary Clinton lost again to Bernie Sanders, in Oregon this time, 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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CMMI Director leaves after Healthcare Channel investigates

September 29, 2013-By Steven E. Greer, MD

In June of 2012, The Healthcare Channel published an influential Op-Ed in the WSJ exposing 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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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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Book Review: The Unwinding

theunwindingMarch 13, 2016- by Steven E. Greer, MD

Sometimes, things sit around your house for so long that you forget they are there. I bought Continue reading

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Dilma Rousseff of BrazilMay 9th – May 15th                                 2016

In the general news, President Dilma Rousseff of Brazil was impeached, shortly before the summer Continue reading

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The super shady methods of pricing generic drugs in America: case study- Sildenafil

Generic revatioMay 15, 2016- by Steven E. Greer, MD

The last I read, Teva and Mylan were not supposed to launch their approved generic of Viagra (sildenafil) Continue reading

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CMMI Haters Make a Website!

Stop CMS Cuts !May 15, 2016- Bruce Quinn, MD PHD posted on his “Discoveries in Health Policy” blog this follow-up to our 2012 reporting on Obamacare’s CMMI pork project. Continue reading

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Trump-Sanders-New-HampshireMay 2nd – May 8st                                 2016

In the general news, Donald Trump won in Indiana and became the GOP nominee, as Hillary Continue reading

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CBS promotes outrageous pro-coffee research, again

Update May 8, 2016- HBO’s John Oliver focused on this problem of TV news misrepresenting the Continue reading

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Interview with the CEO of Synthetic Biologics, Jeff Riley

February 8, 2016- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD Continue reading

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The FDA pathway for biosimilar drug approvals

March 26, 2015- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD

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Victory for America

Trump Sanders New HampshireMay 3, 2016- by Steven E. Greer, MD

On the same day that the corrupt Democratic establishment of New York was symbolically admonished Continue reading

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Current surgical weight loss therapies

January 24, 2014- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD

Erik Dutson, MD, weight loss surgeon at UCLA, explains why his medical center does not implant the Lap-Band, Continue reading

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Have state health commissioners dropped the ball?

With Obamacare exchange premiums increasing 7.5% year-over-year, this 2013 video is still relevant…. Continue reading

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Apple stock tankingApril 25th – May 1st                                 2016

In the general news, Trump and Clinton won big in Pennsylvania and other states, making them the presumptive candidates for each party. Apple suffered a decline in revenue Continue reading

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How to establish a face transplant team

March 3, 2015- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD

In Part 2 of our interview with Eduardo Rodriguez, MD, DDS, Chairman of Plastic Surgery at Continue reading

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Interview with the CEO of Galena Biopharma about cancer vaccines

February 8, 2016- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD Continue reading

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Obama next to QueenApril 11th – April 24th                                 2016

In the general news, Brazil’s President Rousseff was impeached. Ecuador suffered a serious Continue reading

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