Dr. David Sherer is bold enough to tell you what others in the medical profession haven't the courage to say, with inside information on health, healthcare, related public policy and the latest in prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disease.
After 35 years in medicine, my favorite new therapies, tests and trends that I’ve observed personally and read about or heard discussed at conferences.
Doctors and patients are making major mistakes in health care (both medical care and self-care). The four worst, and what can be done to turn it around…
Doctors, nurses, hospital beds, medication, IV fluid supplies… Why should the allegedly “best" medical care in the world suffer such shortcomings?
The federal healthcare budget now tops a trillion dollars/year! To rid yourself and our country our health and financial suffering, here’s what to do.
A high school principal lost his life donating bone marrow to help a stranger. No reports reveal the cause of his death, but I have my theories.
Does open heart surgery mean doctors literally open the heart? Or that they open the chest to get to the heart? It all depends on a lot of factors…
In medicine, as in aviation, more technology may not be better. Taking away from human operator control might be more dangerous than previously thought.
E-cigarette makers tout themselves as a better alternative to tobacco smoking. They’re lying! Here’s why…
Starting IVs without local anesthesia is a horrible and immoral practice. Demand this treatment first if you or a loved one is in the hospital.
A newly approved device can reduce or eliminate the need for any pain meds (especially opioids) after surgery…and has benefits beyond pain relief too.
The ever-present opioid epidemic is killings thousands worldwide. Enter Exparel, which may eliminate the need for any oral narcotic following surgery.
Fibromyalgia is a disease that has been so mysterious and elusive, but there may be a game-changing diagnostic test and a new treatment on the horizon.
Advanced planning is key to prevent even more difficulties when a parent is seriously ill. What you need to do well before illness or disability occurs.
Sugary sodas, empty-calorie snacks and a sedentary lifestyle is behind the type 2 diabetes rise in our kids. If you are a parent, you should be scared.
Not often seen in recent decades, syphilis has made an unfortunate resurgence. What to look out for…and how to protect yourself.
Having suffered from depression for much of my life, I understand the pain and struggle. Here, the root causes of the suicide epidemic…and self-defense.
Many stem cell clinics have opened claiming to treat heart disease, Parkinson’s, stroke, vision problems and more. Why you can’t trust their claims.
Ketamine for depression may be the most exciting new development in psychopharmacology. 5 things to know if you’re considering it.
The body’s largest organ is the lining of your blood vessels. Here’s how to take care of it—to prevent heart attack, stroke, diabetes, and more.
Few patients really understand what malpractice is, nor do they know the process. Plus: The real reason most patients sue.