Monthly Archives: August 2013

Back Pain Treatment Trends Worth Reversing

Tweet It may just be the American way –pull out all the stops and try anything or everything at great expense when it comes to medical care. Today’s post takes up how well the United States is doing at providing … Continue reading

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Cardiovascular Care and the Bush Effect

Tweet It’s too soon to tell whether former President George W. Bush’s stent to open his coronary artery will change how Americans receive cardiovascular care, but I certainly have my worries. If the argument to aggressively search for cardiac disease … Continue reading

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How Safe are Electronic Cigarettes? Not Everyone Agrees.

Tweet My friend lit up her electronic cigarette during intermission when we were on line for a bathroom at a Broadway theater. People on the line looked at her disapprovingly. She responded quickly: “I am not smoking. It’s only water … Continue reading

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