Essay: The real villain in the New Zealand massacre is the video game industry

March 20, 2019- by Steven E. Greer, MD

I normally protect my soul by not watching grotesque videos. I have never seen the films of people jumping Continue reading

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The Healthcare Channel hits 10

February 3, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD I don’t recall the exact date, but it was sometime during the summer of 2006, when I was daydreaming Continue reading

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The Who’s Teen Cancer Lounge at Sloan Kettering opens

March 18, 2016- by Steven E. Greer MD

The Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center held a press day for its new teen lounge Continue reading

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

September 4, 2010- by Steven Greer, MD

The Commissioner of the FDA, Margaret Hamburg, could become the single biggest job creator Continue reading

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The Weekly Summary

March 11th – March 17th                                 2019

In general news, a white supremacist with a carload of assault rifles killed more than 50 Muslims in a 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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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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Triple Therapy for Cystic Fibrosis

October 18, 2018- interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD

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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 Continue reading

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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, Continue reading

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Crystalloid “Balanced Lactated Ringer’s” IV solution is safer to the kidneys

March 1, 2018- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD

We interviewed Vanderbilt’s Todd Rice, MD about his NEJM papers that showed crystalloid, or Continue reading

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What is Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s prognosis?

December 21, 2018- by Steven E. Greer, MD

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburd underwent surgery at Memorial Sloan Kettering Continue reading

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The FDA pathway for biosimilar drug approvals

March 26, 2015- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer,

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The Weekly Summary

March 4th – March 10th                                 2019

In general news, Venezuela is suffering power outages. The global economy continues in the early stage Continue reading

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Current surgical weight loss therapies

January 24, 2014- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD

Erik Dutson, MD, weight loss surgeon at UCLA, explains why his medical center does not implant the Lap-Band, Continue reading

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Don Berwick, MD: Waste in the American Healthcare System

Dr. Berwick, former Director of CMS and former President and CEO of IHI, discusses the percentage Continue reading

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The secret agenda of Neocons: Supporting the corrupt status quo in healthcare

January 29, 2019- by Steven E. Greer, MD

Kamala Harris announced her run for president. She gave a town hall talk laying out her platform. Continue reading

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The Weekly Summary

February 25th – March 3rd                                 2019

In general news, The North Korean summit in Vietnam failed as Kim Jong-un did not offer to eliminate Continue reading

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Essay: Opioids coming through the Mexican border are a national security risk

Update January 8, 2019- President Trump quoted from this story tonight during his talk from the Ova Continue reading

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The deadly risks of TAVR being downplayed to patients by hospitals

January 18, 2015- By Steven E. Greer, MD

On July 20th, 2011, the FDA convened an advisory committee to help it determine whether to Continue reading

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