Is the treatment the disease?
An entertaining look at the gaps in drug-safety testing using lab mice.
An entertaining look at 'the' test people at risk of heart disease don't take.
How many X-rays equal 1 Mammogram?
What could you possibly do to entertain yourself while raising the risk of a breast cancer diagnosis?
Everyone in healthcare is a Michael Jordan. They never missed a shot, or lost a game (patient). In fact, they are so good, the stats around their ability to reduce mortality, morbidity and cost is rarely on the scoreboard.
Pharmaceuticals as a market for “lemons”: Theory and practice. Approved drugs are likely to be “lemons” but promoted as “safe and effective.” The result is substantial hospitalizations and deaths from adverse reactions. - Donald W. Light and Joel R. Lexchin
How to get doctors to admit that they were wrong in their diagnosis of bone cancer.
Cooking the books of science. An entertaining look at why most published research findings are false.
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