George Lundberg: At Large at Medscape

 
 
  • Taming the Healthcare Cost Beast   Will the recent proposal by three large American corporations to create a new healthcare company take profit out of healthcare?
  • The New Forbidden-Word List   Dr George Lundberg reflects on the history of forbidden words and how physicians will respond to President Donald Trump's list of words that can't be used at the CDC.
  • Musing on Sexual Ethics   Dr George Lundberg urges discussion on modern sexual ethics.
  • An Unusually Happy Holiday Blog from 'Scrooge'   Dr Lundberg offers an atypically celebratory holiday message about the world's first free, for-credit university, NextGenU.
  • Wisely Choosing the Right Lab Tests   Dr Lundberg discussed the American Society for Clinical Pathology's list of 20 lab tests you should carefully consider before ordering.
  • Gun Sense or Non-sense?   These days, the only limiting parameter to gun ownership seems to be how many people you wish to kill in a brief time, says Dr Lundberg.
  • Use of Psych Meds in Medical Students and Residents   About 75% of med students and residents use psychoactive drugs. When does use become abuse, and what can we do about it?
  • There Is No Medical Response to Nuclear War   Dr Lundberg discusses practical prescriptions for preventing nuclear war, including four of his own.
  • A Supplement That May Block The Toxic Effects of Alcohol   Dr Lundberg shares a possible aid for metabolizing alcohol.
  • 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.
 
 
 
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