Bioethics

October 23, 2011

Tanning beds even riskier than previously thought

Indoor tanning beds may be even more likely to cause skin cancer than previously believed. New research published in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology suggests that the […]
October 23, 2011

California bans teens from tanning beds

California has become the first state to ban teenagers under the age of 18 from using tanning beds. I suspect there will be more.
October 20, 2011

Vaccinating younger children for flu reduces doctor visits

The annual flu vaccine is recommended for children six months of age and older. We know that the flu shot not only prevents colds and other […]
October 20, 2011

CDC: US children not drinking enough low-fat milk

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), children are coming up short when it comes to drinking low-fat milk.
October 19, 2011

Probiotics may be an effective remedy for colds

As we head into the cough and cold season, I thought this post might be of interest. Especially since acute upper respiratory tract infections (URTIs or […]
October 18, 2011

FDA increasing scrutiny of sexual enhancement supplements

Walk into almost any convenience store or gas station and you’ll find pills that promise better sex. Some of these supplements that promise a libido boost have […]
October 18, 2011

Hormone therapy benefits the hearts of younger menopausal women

The Los Angeles Times “Booster Shots” blog reports, “Healthy women who go through menopause naturally may lower their risk of heart disease if they take hormone […]
October 17, 2011

Fish consumption linked to reduced risk of stroke

According to a study published in the journal Stroke, individuals who consume fish on a few occasions weekly may face a lower risk of suffering a […]
November 22, 2010

FDA approves Botox as treatment for chronic migraines

On the front page of its Business Day section, the New York Times reported, “The Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Botox, the anti-wrinkle shot […]
November 26, 2010

Update on Anastasha – 1 month after birth and death

Many of you have been following the notes sent to me by family physician Craig DeLisi, MD, about his daughter, Anastasha. Here’s an update, about a […]
December 8, 2010

Breast Cancer Surgeon Explains How Abortion Elevates Risk for Women

As breast cancer awareness increases among women, one leading breast cancer surgeon and professor has written a full explanation of one of the risks women need […]
January 3, 2011

National Cancer Institute Should Tell Women of Abortion-Breast Cancer Link

Breast Cancer Surgeon Explains How Abortion Elevates Risk for Women For years the National Cancer Institute (NCI) has denied a link between abortion and breast cancer.  […]
January 7, 2011

“Vaccines cause autism” theory now suspected to be fraud

In a recent blogs I’ve told you, “Autism and Childhood Vaccinations: The Myth is Finally Debunked” and “U.K. bans doctor who linked autism to MMR vaccine.” […]
January 12, 2011

“Mammography Saves Lives” Slogan Doesn’t Tell Full Story and May Mislead Many Women

The current “Mammography Saves Lives” campaign in the United States and previous campaigns promoting screening for breast cancer are not providing balanced information, because they underreport, […]