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Unnecessary Tests and Treatments? New York Times Editorial Hits Home

By Dr. Paul Ehrlich This morning, the Monday after Easter, I was jolted to attention on the way to the office by my regular Starbucks and by an editorial that began: “If health care costs are ever to be brought under control, the nation’s doctors will have to play a leading role in eliminating unnecessary […]

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Eating Our Way to Asthma

By Dr. Larry Chiaramonte In the South Bronx where I work, the rates of asthma are sky high, in large measure because of a high volume of diesel fumes from commercial traffic and cockroaches in homes. Properly treated and advised by doctors, patients do what they can to take their medicines and clean up their […]

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