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Is polio making a comeback?

Update November 13, 2018- Parents of children who died from this “polio-like” illness are accusing the

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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

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Effects of Spaceflight on Astronaut Brain Structure as Indicated on MRI

November 22, 2017 – Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD We interviewed Donna Roberts, MD of the Medical University of South Carolina about her NEJM paper

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CDC data on increasing suicide rates

August 2, 2018- interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD We interviewed Alex E. Crosby, MD, MPH of the CDC, Branch Chief of Surveillance, Division

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Hormone replacement therapy is safe and effective after all

November 14, 2017- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD We interviewed JoAnn Manson, MD, DrPH about her JAMA paper that followed the cohorts in

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The FDA pathway for biosimilar drug approvals

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

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Essay: 25-years ago, I was reborn

November 6, 2018- by Steven E. Greer, MD I had forgotten about this until I saw a reminder on my computer.

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Review of immunotherapy and targeted therapy

June 17, 2016- interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD We interviewed Siwen Hu-Lieskovan MD, PhD of UCLA, an expert with immunotherapies for melanoma, to go over the

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Review: “The Bleeding Edge” documentary on unsafe medical devices

November 1, 2018- by Steven E. Greer, MD The Netflix 2018 documentary “The Bleeding Edge” reviews modern cases of medical devices

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The Weekly Summary

November 19th – November 25th                                 2018 In general news, Thanksgiving made for a slow week. At the Mexican border, the organized

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The Weekly Summary

November 12th – November 18th                                 2018 In general news, Theresa May survived a key parliament vote on how to proceed with BREXIT,

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Fox and Friends accidentally produces what could be the best discussion of Medicare-for-All

November 15, 2018- by Steven E. Greer, MD I have cut the cord and no longer get cable TV. However, the free content posted on apps lets me

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The Weekly Summary

November 5th – November 11th                                 2018 In general news, President Trump flew to a hostile France to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the ending of WW1. As the pro-EU globalist leaders fall, such as Merkel of Germany and May

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Essay: Everything you say can and will be used against you

November 10, 2018- by Steven E. Greer, MD I keep telling people that “smart home” devices, such as Amazon’s Alexa, record everything

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The Weekly Summary

October 29th – November 4th                                 2018 In general news, “far-right” Jair Bolsonaro was elected President of Brazil. “Far-left” pro-immigration Merkle announced her resignation as the leader of her party and will not seek

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The Weekly Summary

YTD S&P October 22nd – October 28th                                 2018 In general news, Angela Merkel’s ruling party in Germany suffered another loss in elections

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Book Review: Fat Chance by Robert H. Lustig, MD

February 9, 2013- by Steven E. Greer, MD How did our ancient ancestors evolve from being pure meat eating carnivore hunters into grain fed

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The Weekly Summary

October 15th – October 21st                                 2018 In general news, Saudi Arabia admitted to murdering a journalist in their Turkey consulate,

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The Weekly Summary

October 8th – October 14th                                 2018 In general news, it appears as if Saudi Arabia sent a hit squad into Turkey to murder a journalist

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The Weekly Summary

October 1st – October 7th                                 2018 In general news, President Trump experienced his best week in office. He sealed a new NAFTA

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