Category Archives: Orthopedic surgery

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,

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How pain pills almost killed my mother after elective knee surgery

May 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

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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

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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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Tiger Woods’ career ended after he bulked up

April 10, 2015- By Steven E. Greer, MD Ten years ago, Tiger Woods hit one of the most memorable shots in golf when he chipped in a birdie on

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The Yale led reanalysis of the BMP-2 InFuse trials

June 20, 2013- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD Medtronic granted rare access to a team led my Yale’s Harlan Krumholz and turned over the complete

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Steven Cummings, MD: The denosumab FREEDOM trial

August 11, 2009- Dr. Steven Cummings, director of the San Francisco Coordinating Center and faculty of UCSF, and

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Robert Litchfield, MD: Knee arthroscopy for arthritis

September 10, 2008 The New England Journal of Medicine has an important landmark study comparing the use

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