George Lundberg Bio Page

 
 
  • Gaslighting the Medical Literature   How predatory publishing can make you doubt the facts (and your sanity), and a potentially revolutionary solution.
  • Is Precision Oncology Really Precise?   Without a gold standard for myriad parameters, precision oncology is imprecise, at best, argues Dr Lundberg.
  • Trumpcare at Time Point Zero   Measuring the effectiveness of healthcare pre-Obamacare and again 7 years in shows improvement in most areas. January 20, 2017, is time point zero for sizing Trumpcare's impact on these same areas.
  • Did Carrie Fisher Die From Chronic Magnesium Deficiency?   Wake up, people! Time to take a serious look at magnesium deficiency and its potential role in sudden death and other conditions.
  • Is Global Warming a Greater Threat to Health Than Nuclear War?   How will global warming kill billions, and how soon will it happen?
  • A Good-News Story in the Substance Abuse Field   The 2016 "'Monitoring the Future" ' survey shows that substance use is down among teens, Dr Lundberg reports.
  • Healthy Holiday Eating for All, Ho, Ho, Ho!   Dr Lundberg offers his list of healthy dietary habits to counter the stubborn obesity epidemic.
  • Trumpcare, Revisited   Before the election, Trump promised 'great' healthcare, with few specifics. But, asks Dr Lundberg, which of the many and varied interest groups get to decide what is great?
  • Who Do You Trust?   With roughly 30,000 medical journals available today, and systematic reviews outpacing actual published research by huge percentages, what medical information can you trust?
  • Sciatica: A Love Story   It may be anecdotal, says Dr Lundberg, but this treatment worked!
  • Preventing Sudden Unexpected Death on a Massive Scale   Physicians should work to assure that the leaders who could authorize the use of nuclear weapons be mature, sane, capable of exercising self-control, and crisis-tested, says Dr Lundberg.
  • Clintoncare or Trumpcare?   Dr Lundberg urges everyone to take a look at a new analysis that compares healthcare plans in Clinton and Trump administrations.
  • One More Reason to Love Algorithms: Reducing Diagnostic CT Scans   A new algorithm to diagnose appendicitis in children can cut radiation exposure in this vulnerable population, says Dr Lundberg.
  • Molecular Testing of Cancers: 'Let's Try to Get It Right'   Use of molecular diagnostics in cancer can be tricky, but Dr Lundberg says the pathologist can ask important questions to help guide the process.
  • Doctors and Nurses: Wash Your Hands!   If our behavior changes when light, or attention, is shone on it, this is called the 'Hawthorne effect' -- and it is alive and well in our approach to handwashing, says Dr Lundberg.
  • Fingernail 'Surgery' for Seborrheic Keratoses   Dr Lundberg describes his unique method for excising SK and reports no complications at 10 and 25 years.
  • Our Toxic World; Is Roundup Slowly Killing Us?   Should we embrace weeds for the sake of good health? Dr Lundberg digs into this thorny topic.
  • How to Really Disrupt American Healthcare   Paraphrasing a new book about healthcare in the United States, Dr Lundberg lists 12 key 'disruptors' that could fix our healthcare system.
  • The Oath of Hippocrates and Other 'Guarantors' of Human Behavior   Dr Lundberg revisits the oaths we all took as newly minted physicians and urges us to reaffirm these lofty vows.
  • Obamacare: Retain, Revise, Repeal, or Replace? Final Part   In the final segment of a 5-part discussion, Dr George Lundberg speculates about the future of the American healthcare system.