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The Road To Hellth

Published: June 21, 2013

Healthcare, as delivered in America today, has been the subject of endless discussion in the last few years – if not decades. There is almost universal agreement that changes need to be made to improve American medicine, yet there seems to be little consensus about what needs to be done. The dissatisfaction on the patient’s side of things is more read more »

We’re All Mentally Ill, As Some Would Have It

Published: July 19, 2011

Lets talk about how were all mentally ill, as some would have it. I was intrigued by a review in New Scientist Magazine of the book Over Diagnosed: Making People Sick in the Pursuit of Health. The authors of this book make note of a new epidemic sweeping our nation, an epidemic of diagnosis. People don’t just have diseases these days, they have “pre-diseases;” read more »

America’s Doctor, Revisted

Published: April 30, 2011

Sacramento Men’s Health is testing the YouTube water. We already debuted Dr. Doug’s interview with Professor Charlie Bamforth in an audio format (with accompanying photographs) on YouTube, with some mild success. Today I want to revisit one of my favorite Radio Parallax interviews, Dr. Doug’s chat with a fellow media physician, Dr. Dean Edell. read more »

Beer Is Proof God Loves Us

Published: March 14, 2011

Recently, Dr. Doug DeSalles sat down with UC Davis professor Charles W. Bamforth to discuss his new book, Beer is Proof God Loves Us. Follow these links to hear the audio recording on our new Sacramento Men’s Health YouTube Channel. Beer Is Proof God Loves Us, Part 1 Beer Is Proof God Loves Us, Part 2 For those who are unaware, Dr. Doug DeSalles is read more »

Dr. Simon Singh talks Alternative Medicines (pt. 2)

Published: October 22, 2010

Many Americans rely on “alternative medicine” treatments. There have always been doubts about the efficacy of such therapies. Studies have been undertaken in recent years to test them. In some cases the jury is in. A few years ago I interviewed the co-author of a book which summarized what can be said about such treatments. Dr. Simon Singh is a read more »

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