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Category: Celebrities & health


“Is Gwyneth Paltrow Wrong About Everything?” out this week, yet USA Today calls her a guru


Questions about the ice bucket challenge

1 8/22/2014

Dr. Peter Bach on “Avoiding the Breast Cancer ‘Warrior’ Trap”


Oz, Oliver, and Outrage About Nutritional Supplements

1 6/18/2014

What stands out to me about the Oz Senate testimony


Journalists: don’t use the term “massive” heart attack if you don’t know what you’re talking about


Did people learn from Angelina Jolie breast cancer news coverage?


Celebrities and health: good, bad, and ugly – in the BMJ


Over-reacting to French president’s BPH: a pissing match over a benign condition?


My interview on CBC Radio regarding network TV prostate/breast CA screenings