The Fault In Our Stars: When Celebrity Health Advice Conflicts With Our Science

“The Fault In Our Stars: When Celebrity Health Advice Conflicts With Our Science,” by Dr. J. Leonard Lichtenfeld, MD, MACP, Dr Len’s Cancer Blog.

Dr. J. Leonard Lichtenfeld currently serves as Deputy Chief Medical Officer for the American Cancer Society. In a recent blog post, he wisely cautions against celebrity health advice. “People are entitled . . . → Read More: The Fault In Our Stars: When Celebrity Health Advice Conflicts With Our Science

Our Feel-Good War on Breast Cancer

“Our Feel-Good War on Breast Cancer.” By Peggy Orenstein, The New York Times Magazine.

I used to believe that a mammogram saved my life. I even wrote that in the pages of this magazine. It was 1996, and I had just turned 35 when my doctor sent me for an initial screening — a . . . → Read More: Our Feel-Good War on Breast Cancer

“How doctors and patients do harm”

“How doctors and patients do harm.” By Tara Parker-Pope, New York Times Well Blog

Just how broken is the United States health care system? Dr. Otis Brawley, chief medical officer for the American Cancer Society, paints a grim picture in his new book written with Paul Goldberg, “How We Do Harm: A Doctor Breaks Ranks . . . → Read More: “How doctors and patients do harm”