Thursday, January 18, 2018

Legislative Alchemy 2017: Acupuncture

Acupuncture is nothing more than a theatrical placebo. Yet acupuncturists, defined as primary care practitioners in some states, are succeeding in licensing and practice expansion efforts in state legislatures. Legislative Alchemy 2017: Acupuncture Jann Bellamy

Professionals Disagree About Asking Patients About Sexuality

Article offers opposing views about recommendation in England to ask patients about sexual orientation Professionals Disagree About Asking Patients About Sexuality

Increased Risk of Complications With Bariatric Surgery

Lower risks of obesity-related comorbidities but increased risk for complications versus medical tx Increased Risk of Complications With Bariatric Surgery

Acute Kidney Injury Ups Risk for Post-Discharge Hypoglycemia

AKI associated with 27 percent increased risk of hypoglycemia among patients with diabetes Acute Kidney Injury Ups Risk for Post-Discharge Hypoglycemia

Opioid Abuse Rises When Prescriptions Are Renewed

Opioid Abuse Rises When Prescriptions Are Renewed

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Cancer quack Colleen Huber sues Britt Hermes over criticism

Naturopathic cancer quack Colleen Huber is attempting to silence criticism of her practices by suing Britt Hermes. Help Britt fight back with a donation to help defray legal expenses. Cancer quack Colleen Huber sues Britt Hermes over criticism Jann Bellamy

Lap Sleeve Gastrectomy, RYGB Equally Effective in Weight Loss

Studies show no significant difference in BMI loss at five years between these laparoscopic procedures Lap Sleeve Gastrectomy, RYGB Equally Effective in Weight Loss