Have you stocked up on toilet paper and hand sanitizer? What about critical medicines? Many people are preparing to stay home from work if COVID-19 spreads.
How much is convenience worth? People are willing to drive a little further to save a dime a gallon on gas. What about extended-release vs. instant pills?
There are dozens of diets: low carb, low fat, Paleo, Keto, South Beach, Ornish, Nordic. One diet stands out: the Mediterranean diet improves health! Why?
Is your doctor stressed out, burned out or overwhelmed? Many MDs are beleaguered by a dysfunctional health care system. Depressed doctors are riskier.
Do you read your electronic health records? Most people don't. The really important information is likely missing unless the health system offers OpenNotes.
Public health experts have told us for decades that red meat causes heart attacks and cancer. But new studies question that dogma. Is meat OK after all?
Another week another FDA announcement about nitrosamines in Zantac and ranitidine. The FDA makes a U-turn! Still no recall, though. What should you do?
Many patients are unaware of the terrible problems associated with defective medical devices. That's in part because data about faulty devices was hidden.
You have heard that we are in the middle of an opioid epidemic and people are dying from overdoses. Are pain patients dying because of a lack of opioids?
There are new ARB recalls. Camber and Torrent Pharma companies are recalling large lots of losartan. How did this happen? A new carcinogen rears its head!
Why is FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb leaving the agency? A few weeks ago he stated unequivocally: "I'm not leaving." What happened to change his mind?
Do you buy low-fat or no-fat yogurt? Why? Do you like the taste or do you fear the saturated fat in whole fat dairy products? A new study says dairy products are good for the cardiovascular system.
Is it possible to control drug prices? California is trying but the pharmaceutical industry is fighting back. A new law is challenged by PhRMA lawyers.
Drug prices have been out of control for years but it took the 5000 percent increase in the cost of Daraprim to wake up the American public. What changed?