Category Archives: Congress

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

November 30, 2018- by Steven E. Greer, MD The U.S. life expectancy has dramatically dropped according to a new report. This type of demographic

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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

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How pain pills almost killed my mother after elective knee surgery

May 21, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD My mother is in her 70’s and in good health except for debilitating knee arthritis. After considerable

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The Miami Summit on Healthcare Spending Reduction

June 29, 2010 Produced and interviewed by Steven Greer, MD The Healthcare Channel and The University of Miami Health System hosted a roundtable discussion

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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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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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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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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

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Victory for America

May 3, 2016- by Steven E. Greer, MD On the same day that the corrupt Democratic establishment of New York was symbolically admonished

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The NIH has turned into a source of welfare for bloated universities

September 12, 2017- Science reports, “President Donald Trump’s administration has brought a long-simmering debate over how the U.S. government supports university research

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CBS News not happy at all that cancer warning added to coffee

March 29, 2018- by Steven E. Greer, MD I have been critical of CBS News for years because they have been in bed with the coffee industry,

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Senator Angus King discusses the slowdown in healthcare costs

July 9, 2014- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD Senator Angus

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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

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Senator Ben Cardin discusses antidepressants in the military

Update: July 29, 2010- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD

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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

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“You’re telling me this now?” Why the news is suddenly critical of statins and antidepressants

Opinion: February 19, 2012  By Steven Greer, MD The CBS news show “60 Minutes” made waves with a story asserting that the antidepressants

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Violent video games and aggressive behavior

March 30, 2014- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD A recent JAMA paper connects the dots between violent video games and aggressive behavior.

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Reliable gun violence statistics

February 12, 2013 By Steven E. Greer, MD In the wake of the Newtown, Connecticut massacre of 20 first graders and six brave adults,

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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

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

December 11, 2017

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