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  • Contaminated Cantaloupes Responsible for Listeria Outbreak

    By Albert Fuchs, M.D.

    September 16, 2011 | 2:55 pm

    My regular readers know I have a bit of an obsession with food-borne illness. Why? Because it’s such a difficult and old problem. (Obviously germs have been contaminating food and sickening animals long before people were around.) Modern sanitation and farming have made our food... read on

  • Primary Care Doctors Want a Raise from Medicare

    By Albert Fuchs, M.D.

    September 9, 2011 | 4:51 pm

    Imagine that you manufacture and sell ottomans. You are very proud of the excellent ottomans that you make. You trained for many years at great expense to become an expert ottoman maker. But as your career progresses, you find yourself generally dissatisfied with how many ottomans... read on

  • A Revolution in Atrial Fibrillation Treatment

    By Albert Fuchs, M.D.

    September 2, 2011 | 12:16 pm

    Atrial fibrillation is an irregular heart rhythm affecting about 3 million Americans. The most serious risk of atrial fibrillation is stroke, caused by a blood clot forming in the abnormally beating heart chambers and traveling to a blood vessel in the brain. For over 50 years the... 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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