George Lundberg: At Large at Medscape

 
 
  • The Art and Science of JAMA   If you go by impact factor, the science of JAMA has gotten better and better over the years. But what about the art? Dr Lundberg reflects on the journal's long history.
  • How to Be Elderly and Not Frail   The answer is still physical activity and good nutrition, says Dr Lundberg.
  • Capitalism Is Choking Professionalism in Medicine   We physicians can regain our professionalism, but it will require nothing short of a revolution, says Dr Lundberg.
  • How Do You Ensure Patient Compliance?   What are the best ways to support patient compliance? Tell us what you think!
  • Healthcare for All in a Land of Special Interests   We know there has to be a better way to deliver healthcare in the US, but how to get there from here? Dr George Lundberg offers a review of the options, including the feasibility of implementing them.
  • Right to Try Must Include Responsibility to Report   The right to try must also include the responsibility to report results to not only the regulatory and professional communities but consumers as well.
  • Retracted -- All Is Lost and I Have No Hope: The Obesity Epidemic   Dr George Lundberg discusses the public health crisis that has arisen from the ubiquity of unhealthy food.
  • The Sacklers Meet El Chapo   Dr George Lundberg compares legal and illegal drug marketing and finds a number of disconcerting similarities.
  • Shall a Woman (Women) Lead Them?   The NRA told docs to 'stay in their lane.' Physicians answer: 'This is not just our lane, it's our highway!'
  • A Doctor's Rules for Other Doctors - Part 2   With more examples, part 2 of Dr Lundberg's holiday message underscores why this book would make an excellent gift for young and not-so-young clinicians.
  • A Doctor's Rules for Other Doctors--Part 1   A new book, written by an experienced physicians to all physicians, especially younger colleagues, makes a great holiday gift suggestion.
  • What Do You Think About Retirement?   Is it healthier to retire or keep working? The answer may surprise you.
  • Conflicts of Interest: Is Disclosure Enough?   Disclosures and conflicts of interest: Dr George Lundberg discusses recent issues in American medicine.
  • An Ode to Canada and Cannabis   Canada's 2018 Cannabis Act makes perfectly good sense.
  • Could It Be the Sugar?   A 'battle royale' is brewing in the nutrition science field.
  • Are You an Alcoholic?   Roughly 1 in 8 Americans who drink have alcohol use disorder. Are you one of them?
  • Leana Wen: A New 'Doctor for America's Women'   Hold on to your hats, says Dr Lundberg. A force of nature is about to take the helm of Planned Parenthood.
  • Is Sarcopenia Inevitable as We Age?   A reader comment and the inexorable changes inflicted by the natural aging process sparked today's commentary.
  • A Novel, Effective Way to Treat Stage IV Breast Cancer   A unique combination of therapies leads to an apparent cure for a woman's metastatic breast cancer. Will this be replicated?
  • It's Not the Fat   What brought us to the misguided yet stubborn conclusion that fat is bad for us?