Daily aspirin once again proves to be of no use and also deadly

Japanese-aspirin-studyUpdate January 13, 2015- Yet another study was published highlighting the risks of daily aspirin.  Continue reading

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Senator Angus King discusses the slowdown in healthcare costs

July 9, 2014- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD

Senator Angus Continue reading

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Senator Angus King discusses his bill to make medical device pricing transparent to the public

July 9, 2014- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD

Senator Angus King from Maine has proposed a a bill that would make the pricing of medical devices Continue reading

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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 Continue reading

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The Weekly Summary

September 17th – September 23rd                                 2018

In general news, Ebola continues to spread in Africa. President Trump enacted 10% tariffs on thousands Continue reading

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The Weekly Summary

September 10th – September 16th                                 2018

In general news, Hurricane Florence hit the Carolinas as a Category 1, but still created flooding. Continue reading

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Brigham and Women’s Hospital engages in bizarre PR campaign for daily aspirin

 April 21, 2015- By Steven E. Greer, MD

Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, part of the Harvard University network of hospitals, Continue reading

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The Weekly Summary

September 4th – September 9th                                 2018

In general news, North Korea conducted its annual military parade, but withheld flaunting ICBMs Continue reading

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Steven E. Greer, MD, on CNBC discussing antidepressants

June 8, 2018– In the news recently are the suicide deaths of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain. Continue reading

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Senator Ben Cardin discusses antidepressants in the military

Update: July 29, 2010- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD Continue reading

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An emerging safety problem for TAVR patients

March 16, 2017- produced and interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD

We interviewed William O’Neill, MD, one of the first to implant a Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) valve. The products have been approved by the FDA for several years, and we asked him to update us on the real-world usage and safety. Continue reading

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The Weekly Summary

August 27th – September 3rd                                 2018

In general news, President Trump claimed to have abandoned the NAFTA trade deal with Canada Continue reading

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The Daltrey Townshend teenage and young adult cancer center at UCLA

May 4, 2014- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer

More than 20 years ago, Roger Daltrey began forming special cancer units in the UK to treat patients in their teenage Continue reading

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The Miami Summit on Healthcare Spending Reduction

June 29, 2010

Produced and interviewed by Steven Greer, MD

The Healthcare Channel and The University of Miami Health System hosted a roundtable discussion Continue reading

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KIT inhibition by Gleevec (imatinib) for severe asthma

May 26, 2017- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD

Novartis’ Gleevec (imatinib) was approved in the U.S. in 2001 to treat leukemia. Now, researchers Continue reading

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Antoni Ribas, MD discusses cancer drugs targeting the PD1 signaling pathways

March 19, 2013- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD

The upcoming ASCO meeting will be dominated by numerous presentations relating to new Continue reading

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The Weekly Summary

August 20th – August 26th                                 2018

In general news, Ebola outbreaks continue in Africa, to little news coverage. Australia ousted yet Continue reading

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The Weekly Summary

August 12th – August 19th                                 2018

In general news, former Director of the CIA, John Brenna, had his security clearances revoked, with Continue reading

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The Weekly Summary

August 6th – August 11th                                 2018

In general news, President Trump reinstated sanctions against Iran, as that economy teeters, Continue reading

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Fox News’ Tucker Carlson attempts to debate gun control with Annals of Internal Medicine Editor Christine Laine, MD

March 6, 2018- by Steven E. Greer, MD

The puppets of the NRA on Fox News react predictably after each mass shooting in a school or Continue reading

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