Category: Commentary

A Pox on All Our Houses

‘Tis but thy name that is my enemy; Thou art thyself, though not a Monkeypox. What’s Monkeypox? It is nor hand, nor foot, Nor arm, nor face, nor any other part Belonging to a man. O, be some other name! What’s in a name? That which we call an orthopoxvirus By any other name would sicken as much; So Monkeypox would, were...

/ June 16, 2022

Sex and Racial Bias in Cardiac Care

Sex and racial biases in cardiac care partly reflect cognitive biases that can be corrected with education.

/ May 4, 2022

A Farewell Note

Au revoir, but not forever!

/ April 21, 2022

The Misinformation Dilemma

Is there a workable solution to the social media dilemma?

/ January 19, 2022

The Need for Science-Based Medicine

The mission of SBM continues.

/ December 15, 2021

Treating the Unvaccinated

Should vaccination status be used to triage care for critically ill patients during a crisis?

/ December 8, 2021

The AMA’s Guide to Politically Correct Language: Advancing Health Equity

The AMA urges us to promote health equity by adding progressive political language to what were once simple statements of fact.

/ November 2, 2021

Experts Abused for Talking to the Public

Nature survey finds that most media experts talking about COVID are facing threats and attacks.

/ October 20, 2021

Using Evolutionary Principles to Reduce Antibiotic Resistance

We need to harness all options to delay the inevitable emergence of antibiotic resistance.

/ September 1, 2021

Fake Homeopathy COVID Scam

A naturopath was arrested for selling fake homeopathic COVID treatments, which reveals the "alternative" rot in the medical system.

/ July 21, 2021