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The JAMA Controversy, PART 2: VNRs -- How JAMA Publicized Its Two Controversial Articles/Studies by Julia S. Patient Expert Posted Sun 14 Sep 2008 6:04pm In Part 1 of this article ( The JAMA Controversy: Arrogance AND Stupidity?), I detailed the recent media flap created by Wall Street Journal writer David Armstrong's two superbly researched articles ( here and here ). The articles revealed that this past February, JAMA (the American Medical Association’s official publication) unknowingly publi ... Read on »
The Condom Controversy: religious fundamentalism and the fight against AIDS in Zambia by Dave W. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted Wed 22 Oct 2008 4:32pm It was my first time to visit rural Zambia. As our crowded SUV entered the dusty city limits of the fishing village Mwandi, we were greeted by a large black and white sign, reading: “Welcome to Mwandi, we are concerned about AIDS.” Below were listed the ABCs, “Abstain, Be faithful, Condomise,” and in red letters, “D – or you will die.” It was qui ... Read on »
Breast Cancer May Regress On Own, Controversial Report Says Up To 22 Percent Of Cases May Disappear Without Treatment by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 26 Nov 2008 12:27pm The study is suggesting that at times it is possible for our body to heal itself, which it does with colds, flu, etc. but now breast cancer could be in the group, but not to the same extent of a cold let’s say as we are talking about something completely different as far as disease, but the study states it is possible for this to occur.  Everyone ... Read on »
WHOLE FOODS CONTROVERSY by PrettySmartOne .. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 03 Feb 2010 5:12pm WHOLE FOODS CONTROVERSY Whole Foods is now the second largest American non-union food retailer, after WalMart. (Don’t get me wrong here: I am not on that “we hate Walmart” bandwagon –we don’t have WalMart here in New York City, but, when I see one elsewhere, I go in to see what they have that I might want, that is hard to find at home… ... Read on »
A controversial look at breastfeeding by Sondra .. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 08 Jun 2010 7:23pm When it comes to breastfeeding, most people have a pretty strong opinion, one way or the other, on whether or not breastfeeding is right for them and what rights a breastfeeding woman has. Most of us are well aware of the benefits breastfeeding provides, both to the mom and the baby, but I don’t think many people are aware of the implications t ... Read on »
Hot Flashes Coming To Washington D.C. - Controversial New Film About Menopause, “Hot Flash Havoc”- Exclusive Premier by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 10 Sep 2010 1:47pm Last week I had the opportunity to talk with Heidi Houston -  the Executive Producer of Hot Flash Havoc and what a conversation we had.  Today I just received a copy to view and review on the Medical Quack.  Last week I posted one of the trailers with an article regarding Wyeth and the Ghostwriters.  Now the Hot Flashes are making their way to ... Read on »
Four Years of ShrinkTalk.Net and a College Student Asks an Important Question: Is the Site Controversial? by Dr. Rob Dobrenski Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted Tue 05 Jul 2011 9:21pm As I continue to eat and drink virtually everything in sight – this is what I call the Month of Hedonism for Writing a Book and Screw Everything Else – it escaped me that last week was the four year anniversary of ShrinkTalk.Net. Normally I post hate mail as a twisted form of celebration (I’m absolutely fascinated by people who take the time t ... Read on »
Controversial issues in hyperbaric oxygen therapy: a European Committee for Hyperbaric Medicine Workshop by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Fri 19 Aug 2011 3:51pm After writing the post on the University of California HBOT paper ( Brief Report: Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Clinical Trial ) this new abstract came out: Controversial issues in hyperbaric oxygen therapy: a European Committee for Hyperbaric Medicine Workshop. It covers a discussion of ap ... Read on »
Little boys developing breasts? The Soy Controversy by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Mon 21 Feb 2011 12:00am The soy bean… Part of the legume family, it is a perfect plant that provides humans with the protein they need without  the use of animal products.  Soy crops outnumbered wheat crops in this country by 1.3 billion (yes BILLION) bushels, and if you are influenced by what the media is feeding us, you might think that soy is a wonder-food, ... Read on »
The Autism Vaccine Controversy and the Need for Responsible Science Journalism by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Thu 05 Jan 2012 3:24pm The Huffington Post has a new section on science. One of the first articles discusses the “Autism Vaccine Controversy”. In T he Autism Vaccine Controversy and the Need for Responsible Science Journalism , Seth Mnookin starts out: Earlier this week, The Panic Virus, my book on the controversy over vaccines and autism, was released ... Read on »