Archive for the ‘Medical Ethics Consultations’ Category

Cancer Treatment About Face, Again by Hiyaguha Cohen

Tags: Breast Cancer Alternative Cancer Treatments Cancer Chemotherapy Throughout history, various medical cures have become popular in spite of the fact that at first glance many people might think they were, in fact, barbaric. For instance, the Mayans and Incans favored trepanation, a process in which a person who suffered seizures or migraines had holes […]

Another Great Video from Dr. Mark Rosenberg: What You Should Know About Cancer and Your Immune System

Another Great Video from Dr. Mark Rosenberg: What You Should Know About Cancer and Your Immune System

“It doesn’t make sense to hire smart people and then tell them what to do; we hire smart people so they can tell us what to do.” — Steve Jobs

“It doesn’t make sense to hire smart people and then tell them what to do; we hire smart people so they can tell us what to do.”
— Steve Jobs

Animal Welfare: Proving Better is Possible

Animal Welfare: Proving Better is possible Dear Michael, “We need factory farming to feed the world.” How many times have you heard this? It’s a myth that somehow deeply rooted itself into the global food conversation, but we’re challenging it. I’m excited to share with you all of the things we have done this month […]

Fact vs. Faith: An Interview With Jerry Coyne

Many people are confused about science—about what it is, how it is practiced, and why it is the most powerful method for understanding ourselves and the universe that our species has ever devised. In Faith vs. Fact, Coyne has written a wonderful primer on what it means to think scientifically, showing that the honest doubts […]

Quotation from Sam Harris’ book, WAKING UP: A GUIDE TO SPIRITUALITY WITHOUT RELIGION

Quotation from Sam Harris’ book, WAKING UP: A GUIDE TO SPIRITUALITY WITHOUT RELIGION Michael A. S. Guth, Ph.D., J.D. ►HEOR & Medical Publishing | Epidemiology | SAS Data Analytics | Market Access Strategy | Chronic Disease Prevention◄ Top Contributor “Authors who attempt to build a bridge between science and spirituality tend to make one of […]

Dr. Oz Could Do a Much Better Job of Defending Supplement Use

  Michael A. S. Guth, Ph.D., J.D. Dr. Oz Could Do a Much Better Job of Defending Supplement Use Apr 21, 2015 http://www.dailykos.com/story/2015/04/17/1378411/-Prominent-doctors-write-Columbia-University-asking-them-to-cut-ties-with-Dr-Oz Here are the two problems many people (dare I say “people of intelligence”) have with Dr. Oz. First, he does a poor job of defending his supplement recommendations. Saying that he takes […]

Selecting the Right Doctor for Male Hormone Replacement Therapy

Aside from its findings on the safety and efficacy of various forms of HRT in men, Renew Man provided a valuable service to the public by describing the caution a male patient must exercise in selecting a physician to prescribe HRT initially and monitor his progress throughout the course of treatment. According to Renew Man, […]

Armour Thyroid Preferred Over Synthroid

I just came back from a trip to Cleveland, OH, where I was speaking to a VP of a health insurance company, and she asked me about her Synthroid prescription. This is what I wrote in a follow-up email to her:  ” Finally, as to your Synthroid use, my web site has an article on […]

FDA and Intravenous Vitamin C Cancer Therapy

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If FDA officials actually listened to patients, they wouldn’t be trying to cut off the use of intravenous ascorbic acid (IAA) as a cancer-fighter..