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  • More Match Day Misery

    By Albert Fuchs, M.D.

    March 19, 2010 | 6:29 pm

    … or, If We Beg, Will You Go Into Primary Care?

    What if tomorrow 30% of the nation’s plumbers disappeared?  Perhaps they vanish due some fantastic science fiction experiment gone horribly wrong.  What would happen?  Would a national plumber group call for making plumbing a more... read on

  • Are Bisphosphonates to Blame for Baffling Bone Breaks?

    By Albert Fuchs, M.D.

    March 12, 2010 | 11:08 am

    This week ABC World News aired a story about a possible side effect of osteoporosis medications.  The family of medications involved in this story is called bisphosphonates and includes Fosamax, Actonel and Boniva.  These medications have been proven to prevent fractures in patients... read on

  • American Cancer Society Revises its Guidelines for Prostate Cancer Screening

    By Albert Fuchs, M.D.

    March 5, 2010 | 5:34 pm

    About a year ago I reviewed the controversies of prostate cancer screening, especially the conundrum that we still don’t know whether finding prostate cancer early saves any lives.  I concluded by citing the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendations that the... read on

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