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The Weekly Summary

July 8th – June 14th                                 2019 In general news, Hurricane Barry hit the Gulf in July as storms form earlier and earlier. Manhattan suffered a blackout ICE began “raids” of big cities looking for illegal aliens already

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“Non-profit” hospital CEOs make well more than $10 million a year

June 28, 2019- by Steven E. Greer, MD

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Angela Merkel’s standing leg tremors

June 18, 2019- Angela Merkel seems to

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Why Americans should care deeply about the loss of freedom in other countries

June 9, 2019- by Steven E. Greer, MD Making the news today is how a Canadian man was actually arrested for the crime of grossly

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President Trump talks about plans to make hospital pricing transparent

July 10, 2019

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The Weekly Summary

July 1st – June 7th                                 2019 In general news, the US women won the soccer World Cup. California suffered some earthquakes.

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

Update January 13, 2015- Yet another study was published highlighting the risks of daily aspirin. 

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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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TV commercial for Boston Scientific’s Watchman A-fib device

April 23, 2019- by Steven E. Greer, MD

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Triple Therapy for Cystic Fibrosis

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

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I can’t get no satisfaction (from TAVR)

Update April 6, 2019- An expert source told us that Mick Jagger did have genuine aortic stenosis.

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The Weekly Summary

June 24th – June 30th                                 2019 In general news, Mexico sent 15,000 troops to the US border to help stop the caravans. President

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The Weekly Summary

June 17th – June 23rd                                 2019 In general news, Neocon warmongers in the White House tried their best to get the U.S. into

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BRAF and MEK combos for melanoma

Update October 1, 2015- The FDA approved the use of two drugs, Opdivo and Yervoy, to treat metastatic melanoma, as we first discussed with Dr.  Ribas last year.

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The Weekly Summary

June 10th – June 16th                                 2019 In general news, millions of protestors took to the streets in Hong Kong to oppose a plan by

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June 3rd – June 9th                                 2019 In general news, President Trump spent the week in London and Normandy to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day. He received a warm reception the Queen of England.

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The 23andMe TV ads are misleading

April 22, 2019- by Steven E. Greer, MD

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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

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Elizabeth Holmes uses a fake low voice to be taken seriously

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

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The FDA pathway for biosimilar drug approvals

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

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