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Outrage of the Month: New Evidence Shows Parents of Babies in NIH-Funded Oxygen Experiment Were Misled

Michael Carome, M.D. | Posted 06.01.2016 | Politics
Michael Carome, M.D.

Read more in Public Citizen's June Health Letter "Because all of the treatments proposed in this study are standard of care, there is no predictable ...

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 -- ...

Outrage of the Month: Ethical Blindness at The New England Journal of Medicine

Michael Carome, M.D. | Posted 02.29.2016 | Politics
Michael Carome, M.D.

Read more in Public Citizen's March Health Letter More than 25 years ago, the editors of The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) unambiguously art...

Rethinking the 21-Day Quarantine for Ebola Contacts

Manoj Jain, MD MPH | Posted 12.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Manoj Jain, MD MPH

With so little known about the Ebola virus, as a public health decision, it may be prudent to extend the quarantine or observation period.

LOOK: Laughing Woman Swallows Knife

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 08.03.2012 | Weird News

Real smooth. A 30-year-old Atlanta woman with a history of bulimia accidentally swallowed a butter knife while attempting to demonstrate for friend...

The Diet Wars: Low-Fat vs Low-Carb

Newsweek | Dean Ornish, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

A new study comparing the Atkins diet, a Mediterranean diet and a low-fat diet published on July 17 inThe New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), is l...