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Opinion: Doctor asks, 'What has happened to medicine?' – Greenville News

opinion The Greenville News Published 11:58 AM EST Jan 27, 2019 This summer I will have practiced medicine for 26 years. That’s just short of half of my life. I’m glad that I chose this profession. I have found great joy and satisfaction in my work. So, when young people ask me, ‘Do you think I should… Read More »

5 quick PR tricks to cover up a lack of real health care news

As all researchers know, science is a grinding parade of failure and dead ends. But as we’ve often written, news release writers sometimes seem hell-bent on making the public believe otherwise. Like expert makeup artists, they can add sparkle to lackluster findings, mask blemishes in study designs, and smooth over unimpressive data. One thing I… Read More »

Not Fake News! A Trump Administration Rule Models Government Civility

By MICHAEL L. MILLENSON  A Trump administration regulation issued just hours before the partial federal shutdown offers quiet hope for civility in government. What happened, on its face, was simple: an update of the rules governing a particular Medicare program. In today’s dyspeptic political climate, however, what didn’t happen along the way was truly remarkable – and may… Read More »