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Should the Public Hold Physicians to a Higher Standard?

Dr. Oz has defended his right to present what he has to say to the general public. Broadcast in 118 countries and to more than 3 million viewers, he defends his right to tell the audience about the products featured on his show. 241 more words

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Treasure Valley ground squirrel tests positive for plague

A ground squirrel (whistle pig) found south of Boise has tested positive for plague. Idaho public health officials and Idaho Fish and Game are asking people to take precautions as outdoor summer activities shift into high gear over the long Memorial Day weekend. 661 more words

Uncensored Interview with Gary Null, Ph.D. on Vaccines and SB277 - Part One

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Guns and Butter

Two weeks ago, Guns and Butter was censored when trying to have Gary Null, Ph. D. on air live to discuss the issue of vaccines and specifically SB277. 288 more words

Guest Posts

May 22, 1854: Birth of Leonard P. Kinnicutt

May 22, 1854: Birth of Leonard P. Kinnicutt. In 1909, Leonard P. Kinnicutt was Professor of chemistry and director of the chemical laboratory at the Worcester Polytechnic Institute. 257 more words


Straight, No Chaser: Saluting Paramedics and other Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs)

This really is pretty simple. I really love working with EMTs (emergency medical technicians; you call them paramedics, although there are different types). I’ve been privileged to serve as Medical Director for 16 different EMT units over my career, and I’ve always been proud and honored to be a part of their team. 401 more words

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Was the Ebola outbreak the beginning of the end for the World Health Organization?

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa underscored how vulnerable the world has become to infectious disease—and how vital it is to invest in global-health security. Not since the H1N1 pandemic of 2009 had an epidemic garnered so much attention—and inspired so much fear—worldwide. 1,234 more words

Tuberculosis and Air Travel

Dr. Raymond Fong – a consultant infectious diseases at Changi General Hospital – had commented in response to my earlier post on legal aspects of tuberculosis management… 744 more words

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