Salber

Quacks, Charlatans, and Snake Oil

Quacks, Charlatans, and Snake Oil

July 1, 2015

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Health care professionals, Medicine: wellness & disease, Michaeli, Salber:

Join Salber & Michaeli as they take you on a quick romp through the less than auspicious history of medicine covering quacks, charlatans, snake oil and more

CHCF: Nurturing Innovation for the Common Good

CHCF: Nurturing Innovation for the Common Good

June 30, 2015

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Digital health, Entrepreneurs, Innovation/innovative companies, Salber:

CHCF’s Health Innovation Fund program provides wrap around support for young companies working for the common good – video interview with CEO

African faith healer, photo from ChickGeek.org

Do You Believe in Medical Miracles?

June 29, 2015

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Faith and religion, Salber:

Hysterical answers to the question: How are atheists able to live with themselves after seeing people being healed in churches like in the following videos?

Should Male Circumcision Be Banned?

Should Male Circumcision Be Banned?

June 26, 2015

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Health policy, Men's Health, Salber:

Male circumcision is the surgical removal of the foreskin from the human penis. It’s generally performed at a young age but does it have any medical benefits?

Killer Abs at 80? Really!

Killer Abs at 80? Really!

June 23, 2015

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Geriatric medicine, Men's Health, Salber:

What does it take to have rock hard abs at 80? Dov Michaeli shares his secrets to attaining a hard body and strong mind in the 9th decade of life.

Is Direct Access to Lab Results Helpful or Harmful?

Is Direct Access to Lab Results Helpful or Harmful?

June 22, 2015

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Health policy, Salber:

Is direct access to lab results somehow different and something we, the patients, should not be allowed direct access to lest we harm ourselves by misinterpretation?

Obese Diabetics: Which is Better Surgery or Intensive Medical Therapy?

Obese Diabetics: Which is Better Surgery or Intensive Medical Therapy?

June 20, 2015

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Endocrinology, Salber, Surgery:

It is interesting that the treatment of diabetes, long the purview of the internist and family physician, may one day (soon) be best treated with surgery.

Praying for the Sick? Does It Work?

Praying for the Sick? Does It Work?

June 18, 2015

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Cardiology, Faith and religion, Salber:

Researchers studied the impact of intercessory prayer on recovery from heart attack—the results may surprise you.

Understanding the Value of Hope in Cancer Care

Understanding the Value of Hope in Cancer Care

June 16, 2015

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Oncology, Salber:

To answer the question, what is the value of hope in cancer care?, researchers asked patients to choose which treatment scenarios they preferred & how much they would be willing to pay for it

Bre DiGiammarino, Co-Lead of Indiegogo Life

Indiegogo Life Helps Friends Help Friends

June 12, 2015

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Health policy, Innovation, Salber:

Indiegogo Life provides a platform that lets friends help friends in a time of need. The idea harkens back to a time when we always helped others in our villages.