Saturday, September 30, 2017
Thursday, September 21, 2017
An update of a Cochrane Review on delayed antibiotic prescriptions for respiratory infections: Less than a third of patients used antibiotics if they were advised to wait up to 48 hours to see if their symptoms resolved.
Up to 11 percent of older Americans insured through Medicare are receiving too much medication to control their diabetes, and around 7 percent are being undertreated.
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Friday, September 15, 2017
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Paul Glasziou and Iain Chalmers: Funders and regulators are more important than journals in fixing the waste in research
Thursday, August 3, 2017
"Quaternary prevention" is considered as one of the topics of 2017 European Association of Centres of Medical Ethics (EACME) Annual Conference. The conference will be launched on September 7-9, 2017 in Barcelona, Spain
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
I'm a Patient Champion Activist for the Consumer Reports Choosing Wisely program and an enthusiastic advocate for patient empowerment. I am holding a round table discussion on August 26 at the Cheviot branch of the Cincinnati Public Library at 12:00 to discuss how you, the consumer of healthcare, can have a dialogue with your healthcare providers to end overtreatment and medical harm in our healthcare system.
Monday, July 24, 2017
Special Rapporteur on the right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health:There is a need of a shift in investments in mental health, from focusing on “chemical imbalances” to focusing on “power imbalances” and inequalities.