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Trying Beyond Meat for the first time

November 12, 2019- by Steven E. Greer, MD

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The Breville blender is an essential tool for a meatless diet

November 12, 2019- by Steven E. Greer, MD

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Go Vegan?

November 3, 2019- by Steven E. Greer, MD My diet is much better than it used to be. I eat a lot more plants and almost no red meat. I snack

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The Weekly Summary

November 4th – November 10th                                 2019 In international news, humans reached interstellar space for the first time with Voyager

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The Medical Advocate

Now available on Amazon. The Medical Advocate is an important book on the American healthcare system.

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The best hospitals in the country are losing money. Why?

August 12, 2019- by Steven E. Greer, MD In the course of working on a medical book for the patient population, I just discovered this 2017 Forbes article that explains

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What I Did for Summer 2019

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The Weekly Summary

October 28th – November 3rd                                 2019 In international news, the UK punted BREXIT again, delaying the Halloween deadline to January.

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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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The Weekly Summary

October 21st – October 27th                                 2019 In international news, Hong Kong officials gave up on the plans to allow mainland China to

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Triple Therapy for Cystic Fibrosis

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

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Newsmax discussion of The Medical Advocate

October 14, 2019- This is my appearance today on Newsmax.

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Images from the Trump Medicare rally

October 3, 2019

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The Weekly Summary

October 14th – October 20th                                 2019  In international news, VP Pence and Sec. State Pompeo met in Turkey with President Erdogan

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How the FDA regulates compounding pharmacies

April 5, 2015- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD Few people knew what a compounding pharmacy was until a meningitis outbreak traced to the

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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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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

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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,

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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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Major disruption coming to hospitals in 2020

August 2, 2019- by Steven E. Greer, MD President Trump recently signed

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