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Entries by Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. from 01/2011

Breastfeeding Benefits: Got Breast Milk?

| Posted 01.04.2011 | Los Angeles

Medicine is fraught with controversies. However, there is one topic upon which there is almost universal agreement: with few exceptions, breast milk is the best source of nourishment for infants.

Munchausen's Syndrome: Stranger (and More Dangerous) Than Fiction

| Posted 01.11.2011 | Los Angeles

Munchausen's syndrome is one of group of conditions known as "factitious disorders." In this variety, the person intentionally feigns a disease or self-induces an injury.

Prescription Tap Water: What Drugs Are We Taking With Our Drugs?

| Posted 01.19.2011 | Huffington Post

If you take medication with a glass of tap water, you may be getting more medicine than your doctor prescribed.

Human Connections: A Powerful Health Care Strategy

| Posted 01.24.2011 | Los Angeles

Relationships can be as much of a factor in good health as cholesterol, blood pressure and BMI.

Andrew Wakefield's Vaccination and Autism Study: Allegations of Fraud With Financial Motivations

| Posted 01.31.2011 | Los Angeles

I don't know how many different ways the medical community can say this: Childhood vaccinations do not cause autism. As any competent researcher will tell you, the facts speak for themselves.