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Apathy about Anacetrapib

By Albert Fuchs, M.D.

November 19, 2010 | 12:19 pm

The new cholesterol medication generating hubbub this week is anacetrapib.

Why is the world holding its breath for another cholesterol medicine in an already crowded field?  Well, the most... read on

  • Safety:  It’s not Just for Airlines Anymore

    By Albert Fuchs, M.D.

    November 12, 2010 | 5:12 pm

    Preventing medical errors is a subject that is belatedly attracting a lot of attention.  The way in which hospitals prevent errors and manage them after they happen is undergoing a major transformation.  (See the links below to my prior posts on medial errors.)

    The traditional plan... read on

  • A Screening Test for Lung Cancer

    By Albert Fuchs, M.D.

    November 5, 2010 | 4:47 pm

    This week brings very exciting news, but everybody seems worried that we’ll misunderstand and read too much into it.

    There are very few cancers for which we have a good screening test.  A good screening test is a test that is done on people without any signs or symptoms of cancer... read on

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

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Practicing internal medicine in Beverly Hills since 2000, Dr. Fuchs brags that his practice is “tiny and meant to stay that way.” He has blogged for the past three years...

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