Category Archives: Infectious disease

Single-pill combo regimens for HIV

July 28, 2014- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD Rajesh Tim Gandhi, MD of the Massachusetts General Hospital discusses the NEJM review paper

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Interview with the CEO of Synthetic Biologics, Jeff Riley

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

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Vaccinations that all adults should have

Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD William Schaffner, MD, Professor and Chair of the Department of Preventive Medicine at Vanderbilt University

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New treatment paradigm for C. Diff colitis

March 31, 2010- Produced and interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD New drugs

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Preventing HIV infection

July 28, 2014- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD Rajesh Tim Gandhi, MD of the Massachusetts General Hospital discusses the NEJM review paper he co-wrote

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Actavis 1000% drug price hike: a case for healthcare reform

Update September 21, 2015- The Healthcare Channel was the first to report in 2009 on the business strategy of acquiring cheap generic drugs, cornering the market, then raising

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Rand Paul’s secret Looney Tune side revealed

February 2, 2015- By Steven E. Greer, MD People have asked me my opinion of the Republican field for 2016 and I have told them that Dr. Rand

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Quarantining Ebola caregivers arriving from Africa is the right thing to do

Update November 6, 2014- Despite more than 80% of responders in various polls feeling

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The NEJM editorial board blew it on anti-quarantine Ebola essay

October 28, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD Jeffrey Drazen and the other editors of the New England Journal of Medicine rushed out an opinion

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The Dallas hospital administrators who botched Ebola were likely criminals, not just incompetent

October 19, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD The mainstream media has correctly reported on the numerous missteps made by the Dallas

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The Netflix Late Reviewer: Dallas Buyers Club is much better than advertised

May 8, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD Matthew McConaughey won the Best Actor in a Leading Role Academy Award for his portrayal

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New therapies for hepatitis C

November 6, 2013- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD In Part 1, Sammy Saab, MD, MPH, liver disease and GI doctor from UCLA, discusses the standard of care

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The NIH Human Microbiome Project

March 31, 2010- Produced and interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD Infectious disease specialist Dr. Vincent Young from the University of Michigan discusses the

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The CDC discusses Gardasil HPV vaccine safety

September 6, 2009- Produced and interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD Dr. Barbara Slade of the CDC discusses her recent JAMA article on the safety and adverse event reports for Merck’s HPV cervical cancer vaccine Gardasil. Back in 1976, a … Continue reading

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