Published November 20, 2013
The biggest ObamaCare lie is NOT that you can keep your doctor or your insurance plan, it is that more health insurance automatically means more health care.
Published November 01, 2013
The question the media is ignoring about the ObamaCare rollout mess is, how can you keep your doctor, as the president repeatedly promised, if your doctor is not keeping you?
Published October 28, 2013
Alcoholism is a disease, and like many serious diseases it has genetic factors, affects major organs in the body, can spread to others including our young, and is difficult to treat. But like any disease it can be treated – and it can also be prevented.
Published October 16, 2013
From Benghazi to the health of former President George W. Bush, wild unsubstantiated assertions by the news media take the place of real reporting. Fox News is left to set the record straight, yet frequently it doesn’t get the credit it deserves.
Published October 07, 2013
Over 14,000 women die of ovarian cancer every year in the United States, but like many cancers, it has a characteristic odor – one that the common household dog can be trained to detect before it’s too late. At the University of Pennsylvania, using tumor specimens donated by cancer victims, researchers are putting dogs to work to sniff out cancer.
Published September 27, 2013
This year the National Foundation of Infectious Diseases (NFID) is out ahead of the flu season. Yesterday’s conference in Washington D.C. was all about vaccination, and there are now more options than ever before.
Published September 12, 2013
E-cigarettes may be useful for confirmed smokers as the Lancet study shows, but at the same time they are dangerous for children and teens who are tobacco virgins.
Published August 26, 2013
The Henrietta Lacks case offers an important lesson for all of us. Namely, our own specific genetic signatures could become public knowledge without our permission.
Published August 06, 2013
President Bush's experience is a wake-up call for all of us, especially those over the age of 50, to get checked regularly.
Published July 08, 2013
Despite the scary news of the Asiana Airlines crash in San Francisco over the weekend, we are no more likely to get into a plane crash today then we were yesterday.