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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Reliable gun violence statistics

Newtown kid victimsFebruary 12, 2013 By Steven E. Greer, MD

In the wake of the Newtown, Connecticut massacre of 20 first graders and six brave adults, Continue reading

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The Trump New World Order

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

Last week, President Trump surprised the White House press corps by announcing during a meeting Continue reading

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Effects of Exposure to Gun Violence in Movies on Children’s Interest in Real Guns

September 25, 2017- interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD

We interviewed author Brad Bushman, PhD of The Ohio State University about his JAMA paper Continue reading

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The Weekly Summary

February 26th – March 4th                                 2018

In general news, gun control continued to dominate the news, with President Trump allowing Continue reading

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FDA CDER Director on Benlysta for lupus and adaptive clinical trials.

July 27, 2011- Janet Woodcock, MD, Director of the FDAs new drug division, CDER, discusses with Steven Greer, Continue reading

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The Gluten Crazies are out of control and affecting menus in restaurants

April 26, 2015- By Steven E. Greer, MD

I was eating at a French restaurant recently, and the waiter asked me if I had any allergies, such as “gluten”. 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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Kick your smartphone app addiction in 2018

January 8, 2018- by Steven E. Greer, MD

I was one of the very earliest CrackBerry addicts in 2000. That was a term given to people constantly 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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Mechanical heart valves provide much lower mortality than tissue valves in young patients

November 8, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD

Off the radar of Wall Street analysts is a new paper in the NEJM that shows mechanical heart valves, both aortic and mitral, impart much lower mortality than tissue valves in the youngest cohort of patients. This paper was not presented at the recent TCT or Euro PCR. Continue reading

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Interview with Simon Townshend about the Daltrey/Townshend Teen Cancer Program

The Daltrey Townshend teenage and young adult cancer center at UCLA

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Is President Trump on amphetamines? (Yes, he is)

Update January 16, 2018- by Steven E. Greer, MD

President Trump’s doctor confirms my diagnosis made in the story below, which was that the slurred 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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Pembrolizumab as Second-Line Therapy for Advanced Urothelial Carcinoma

February 27, 2017- interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD

We interviewed Joaquim Bellmunt, MD, PhD, the Director of the Bladder Cancer Center at Dana-Farber, Continue reading

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Bending the cost curve of cancer care

May 25, 2011- Since the approval of Genentech’s costly Avastin in 2004, prominent oncologists have warned that Continue reading

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The Weekly Summary

February 19th – February 25th                                 2018

In general news, the Winter Olympics in South Korea came to an end with the women winning Continue reading

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NBC begins alarming new series to promote the diagnosis of “mental illness” in children

December 11, 2017 Continue reading

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Did Hillary Clinton really faint from “dehydration” or does she have a chronic neurological condition?

September 12, 2016- by Steven E. Greer, MD

Once again, the Hillary Clinton campaign is on defense after another health scare from their Continue reading

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