Jewish Journal

Healthcare That You Should Avoid, part 2

By Albert Fuchs, M.D.

February 22, 2013 | 2:33 pm

A chest X ray. One of many
tests you shouldn't have
routinely. Credit: Aidan
Jones/Wikimedia commons

16% of all spending in the US is on healthcare. About half of that is spent by federal, state, and local governments, and the other half is spent by the private sector. In 1970 about 7%... read on

  • The Pathogens on Cupid’s Arrow

    By Albert Fuchs, M.D.

    February 15, 2013 | 1:41 pm

    “Love is a burning thing
    And it makes a fiery ring”
    -- Johny Cash

    On Valentine’s Day some think of chocolate, or wine, or flowers. Physicians think of sexually transmitted infections (STIs). This week with perfect timing, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)... read on