Category Archives: – Policy

Steven E. Greer, MD on OANN discussing virus therapies

April 16, 2020

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TV Quack Dr. David Agus still likes daily aspirin despite heart guidelines dropping it

March 23, 2019- Updated April 14, 2020 by Steven Greer Nobody has

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Tony Fauci is purely guessing when he estimates up to 200,000 people could die

April 1, 2020- by Steven E. Greer, MD I wrote an essay early on in this non-pandemic that Anthony Fauci, MD of the NIH shut down

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How President Steven Greer would handle the pandemic now

Update March 28, 2020- Trump is planning to quarantine the entire Tri-State area, as I advocated for below.

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I discuss the handling of the COVID-19 outbreak on The Joe Piscopo radio show

March 23, 2020- I updated Joe Piscopo today, focusing on the new drugs to treat coronavirus.

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Are there any medications to treat coronavirus?

(Also: How infectious and lethal is this Coronavirus COVID-19 compared to regular “flu”?) February 27, 2020- by Steven E. Greer, MD Gilead makes a not-yet-approved antiviral drug called remdisivir and it is being tested right

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

Update February 26, 2020 By Steven E Greer, MD It is happening for real. Politico reports that the Trump administration is planning on using various

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How infectious and lethal is this Coronavirus COVID-19 compared to regular “flu”?

February 28, 2020- by Steven E. Greer, MD Just published online in the NEJM is a report with the death rates in China

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Anthony Fauci unjustifiably caused a mass panic

March 13, 2020- by Steven E. Greer, MD With one sentence in response to a question from a congressional hearing, an obscure medical

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The only thing we have to fear…is fear itself

March 13, 2020- by Steven E. Greer, MD Holy cow. The PGA Tour cancelled the Players Championship due to fears over the coronavirus.

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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 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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Vaccinations that all adults should have

Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD William Schaffner, MD, Professor and Chair of the Department of Preventive Medicine at Vanderbilt University

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The NIH Human Microbiome Project

March 31, 2010- Produced and interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD Infectious disease specialist Dr. Vincent Young from the University of Michigan discusses the

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The ISCHEMIA trial PI, Judith Hochman, makes egregiously unfounded statements on national TV

November 17, 2019- by Steven E. Greer, MD The big news from the 2019 American Heart Association meeting is the large trial known by the acronym ISCHEMIA.

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The problem of erroneous diagnoses never falling off the chart

February 10, 2020- by Steven E. Greer, MD I discovered a whole new category of problems in the American healthcare system. It is the problem

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How human behavior has changed since 1950

January 26, 2020- by Seven E. Greer, MD What defines the generations? What fundamentally changed the way we behave?

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60 Minutes creates another publicist-paid puff-piece for an unethical medical researcher

December 8, 2019- by Steven E. Greer, MD CBS’ 60 Minutes featured an extremely unethical PhD medical researcher at Harvard named George

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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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