Category Archives: – Opinion

2017 is the Year of the Woman

November 19, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD I am actually surprised at the level of controversy that the Senator Al Franken groping picture has created.

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This could be the best interview ever aired on Fox Business

August 15, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD Martin Shkreli was on Fox Business today, and the set seemed familiar. Ironically, I was in this same

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Review: Walk-in urgent care centers are the way to go

January 6, 2015- by Steven E. Greer, MD A patient asked for my help yesterday with a sinus infection that was lingering. I referred him to

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The egregious athletic coaching most kids receive

March 25, 2016- by Steven E. Greer, MD In 2005, at age 37, I got some good PGA golf lessons at Muirfield Golf Club in Ohio: Jack Nicklaus’

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Trump made a big mistake wading into the quagmire of healthcare

Is President Obama foreseeing the future here and having a laugh? May 7, 2017- Opinion by Steven E. Greer, MD I watched Face the Nation and the news coverage of Friday town hall meetings. Mick Mulvaney was

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We need intelligent doctors, not memory savants

February 15, 2014- Opinion, By Steven E. Greer, MD The ability to get a joke, or comprehend that a sarcastic comment was meant as humor, requires

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Told you so: The reason this country is close to an 18th-Century-style revolution

Update August 13- Told you so. The race riots in Charlottesville, Virginia are exactly what

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President-elect Trump adopts plan by The Healthcare Channel to bring back drug manufacturing jobs

Update January 11, 2017- By Steven E Greer, MD Last November, I sent my idea, below, directly to the Commissioner of the FDA, Robert Califf. I also sent it

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I tied a PGA all-time record in putting

July 29, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD I have been too busy lately to hit balls or play a round of golf. But I have a little seven-foot indoor

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CBS News Promotes More Pro-Coffee Junk Science

July 11, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD How does one become a successful TV medical doctor pundit? First, you have to leave your medical ethics

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Why Indian Point nuclear power plant needs to be shut down

April 29, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD I have long been a critic of the overuse of CT-scans due to the radiation risks and costs. I’m not sure why,

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The Biggest Healthcare Stories of 2016

December 26, 2016- by Steven E. Greer, MD for The Healthcare Channel Policy changes dominated the 2016 year in healthcare news. There were few important new drug

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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

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A personal medical mystery solved

January 30, 2016- by Steven E. ROSHE TWO Greer, MD I have been told since I was a surgery resident that I have a peculiar style of writing patient chart

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Paul Gigot’s Op-Ed section disgraces the Wall Street Journal, yet again

February 21, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD On February 20th, Paul Gigot, the editor in charge of gatekeeping the letters published in the

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Review: The iPhone 7

Depth Mode photo from the iPhone 7 November 25, 2016- by Steven E. New Balance 515 homme Greer, MD I was forced to buy the new iPhone 7 Plus after my new 6 was stolen. While I still recommend

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The Biggest stories of 2015

December 31, 2015- by Steven E. Nike Roshe Run Femme Greer, MD 2015 was the year of ISIS. The radical jihadist group started the year with an attack in France,

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Victory for America

May 3, 2016- by Steven E. asics mexico damskie Greer, MD On the same day that the corrupt Democratic establishment of New York was symbolically admonished

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Letter to the Dean of Harvard medical school about conflicts of interest

Jeffrey Flier, MD, Dean, Harvard School of Medicine

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Doctors complain to Columbia about Dr. Oz

Update April 21, 2015- By Steven E. Greer, MD As a direct result of our posting of the letter, below, the New York Times then national TV news

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