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Why Was the Study Finding 250,000 USA Medical Deaths Published in a British Journal?

John Weeks | Posted 05.25.2016 | Healthy Living
John Weeks

The astonishing headline last month that medical errors are the 3rd most significant cause of death in the USA -- at an estimated 251,000 per year -- ...

Quality and Safety in Healthcare

Brian Boyle | Posted 05.05.2016 | Impact
Brian Boyle

I was recently given the invitation by the British Medical Journal (BMJ) and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) to give a keynote presenta...

Vegetables, Vegetable Oils and Dairy Fat? Please Don't Eat the Headlines!

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 04.18.2016 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

Conventional wisdom is made to be challenged -- that, in fact, is what science is for. Science never rests, and those of us who profess devotion to it are obligated to move with it. But spitting convention in the eye is probably another matter.

4 Lessons From This Famous, Retracted Baby Formula Study

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 10.31.2015 | Healthy Living

The British Medical Journal retracted a 1989 study about the role of breastfeeding and baby formula in infant eczema this week because of scientific m...

Milking Dietary Discord: Who Holds the Bucket?

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 10.07.2015 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

For now, the cow can be dietary guidelines. In fact, the placement of cows, and milk for that matter, in dietary guidance is at the heart of current discord- and we are all well advised to wonder: who holds the bucket?

An Open Letter to the BMJ Regarding US Dietary Guidance

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 09.25.2016 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

This commentary is not authoritative. It is not a counterweight. It is, at best, a paperweight. I am sorry to say its prominent placement on your editor's desk redounds to your discredit.

Is Cancer the 'Best Death'?

Lara Huffman | Posted 03.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Lara Huffman

What I can remember about my mother's death from breast cancer certainly does not reflect Dr. Smith's romantic view of dying.

Extreme Marriage Experiment Says It's Better To Be Right Than Happy

Posted 12.18.2013 | Weddings

It took all of 12 days for one man to be driven crazy after he was asked by scientists to agree with everything his wife said. Three doctors from ...

The Case FOR Homeopathic Medicine: The Historical and Scientific Evidence

Dana Ullman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dana Ullman

Because skeptics of homeopathy today indulge in spreading misinformation about homeopathy, this blog aims to set the record straight, and is packed with references to confirm the veracity of what is asserted.

UK Medical Journal Retracts Flawed Vaccine Study

hosted.ap.org | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

A major British medical journal on Tuesday retracted a flawed study linking the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine to autism and bowel disease....

The Truth About Tamiflu

theatlantic.com | Shannon Brownlee and Jeanne Lenzer | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

This week, the British medical journal BMJ published a multi-part investigation that confirms that the scientific evidence just isn't there to show th...