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October 23, 2014 – 10:44 PM |

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A physician who recently returned to New York City from a humanitarian trip in Guinea has tested positive for Ebola.
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Doctor: Take The Fight To Ebola

October 15, 2014 – 9:16 AM |
Ebola

By Karen Rizzo, MD
Many of us suspected that there would be a day when Ebola would arrive in the United States and indeed it has.  …

Why Do So Many Kids Have Food Allergies? They’re Too Clean.

October 6, 2014 – 7:49 AM |
food allergy

By Bill Miller, Ph.D.
When I was growing up, I never knew any child with a food allergy. Allergies of any kind seemed rare. Yet now, …

Are ACOs Solution or Piece of Healthcare Fad Diet?

September 15, 2014 – 9:57 AM |
healthcare

By RON HOWRIGON
It’s no secret that the healthcare system in this country needs to go on a diet when it comes to costs. Currently, healthcare …

Doctor’s View: Keep Your Guns Out Of My Practice

August 21, 2014 – 1:42 PM | One Comment
doctors guns

“Physicians who genuinely wish to offer safety information can simply hand out firearms safety and safe storage brochures to all patients.” That was the advice of …

Should Medical Researchers Disclose Personal Conflicts of Interest?

August 19, 2014 – 4:28 PM | 2 Comments
medical ethics

By Alan Lyndon
When people hear about physicians and conflicts of interest, they often jump to payouts from drug companies or financial interests in medical equipment. …

Another View: The Pros of Electronic Cigarettes

August 19, 2014 – 10:54 AM | 24 Comments
e-cigs

By Bill Godshall
(Editor’s Note: The Journal of the American Medical Association recently published two articles stating various potential hazards of electronic cigarettes, particularly to youths.  The …