George Lundberg: At Large at Medscape

 
 
  • Let's Beat Big Tobacco   We need to offer practical alternatives to smoking cigarettes, says Dr Lundberg, and now we can.
  • Demonizing Processed Foods: It's the Additives, Stupid   Is processed food always bad for you? Not necessarily, says Dr Lundberg.
  • Ethical Malpractice in American Clinical Oncology   An epidemic of greed is sweeping through the field of oncology. We need to fix it NOW, says Dr Lundberg.
  • WAME vs Predatory Publishing   Dr Lundberg follows the money in medical publishing and then lists 10 ways to protect yourself from predatory publishers.
  • The Fat Wars   Dr Lundberg takes on the AHA's Presidential Advisory on Dietary Fats and Cardiovascular Disease.
  • What Socialized Medicine Is and Isn't   When it comes to national healthcare, 'open your eyes' to international models and 'be not afraid to change,' advises Dr George Lundberg.
  • How to Fix the 'Ailing' VA Health System   Dr Lundberg shares a letter written to then-Under Secretary Dr David Shulkin by the late Dr Richard Horowitz, describing his concerns about the Veterans Affairs system and suggestions for improvement.
  • When You Teach Prescribing, Also Teach Deprescribing   Don't ever get into something unless you know how to get out of it, cautions Dr Lundberg.
  • Cannabis Testing: Sometimes Less Is More   Do we know enough about the effects and metabolism of cannabis to interpret lab values meaningfully?
  • How NAM Would Fix the Broken American Healthcare System   The US healthcare system is a mess. The National Academy of Medicine has proposed a substantive plan to improve it. Congress should pay attention, says Dr Lundberg.
  • American Healthcare Is an American Sickness   Many books have been written about healing the American healthcare system, but as yet, we have no cure.
  • 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?