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Is Cancer Really Just ‘Bad Luck’? How to Spot Sensationalist Science

We’ve all seen the headlines: “5 Scary Facts About Microwave Popcorn,” “Study Claims WiFi Is ‘More Dangerous’ to Kids,” “Long-term cellphone use linked to brain cancer.” The list of scary science resu…

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When Docs Get Annoyed At Empowered Patients

I felt my ire rise when I read this article on CNN about how patients are giving their doctors headaches. Apparently, this video entitled “The Patient Who Knows Too Much," which is part of a training …

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How To Be A Great Patient: A Doctor’s Wish List

Given the state of our broken health care system, I feel like we doctors don’t have much right to ask our patients how to behave, since most of us are falling far short of how our patients would prefe…

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Sleep-Deprived Surgeons: The Terrifying Truth

As an OB/GYN physician who took overnight call for 15 years before leaving the practice of medicine, the CNN article about the latest editorial in the New England Journal of Medicine, which discusses …

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Are Anti-Depressants Good Or Evil?

I’m sitting in the green room, about to appear on Daytime TV, and the television is blaring in the background. Now mind you, I don’t have television in my home so I’m a bit out of the loop. But …

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