Category Archives: CDC

Is Vitamin-D deficiency overdiagnosed?

November 8, 2016- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD We interviewed JoAnn E. Manson, MD, DrPH, Chief, Division of Preventive Medicine, Brigham

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The new CDC guidelines for prescribing opioid pain pills

June 1, 2016- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD Pain pill prescriptions have quadrupled since the 1990’s as drug companies stepped up marketing and funded

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IOM report on CDC gun violence research

June 5, 2013

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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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Robert De Niro gives credibility to vaccine truthers

Update March 27, 2016- Less than 24-hours after our story, this film has been pulled from the lineup. It was our story that got the heads of

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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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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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How Boston medical centers prepare for unconventional weapon attacks

May 3, 2013- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD Paul Biddinger, MD, Medical Director for Emergency Preparedness, Massachusetts General

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Surgical masks do work to prevent the spread of flu

October 1, 2009- By Steven E. Greer, MD Are billions of people around the globe foolish for wearing facemasks to protect against the flu?

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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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