Marc Siegel, MD

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Antidote: Copper and Dementia

Antidote: Copper and Dementia

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A new study about copper's role as a possible contributing factor in the development of Alzeheimer's Disease has come in just below the media radar, despite its obvious importance

Antidote:E-Cigarettes

Antidote:E-Cigarettes

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E-cigarettes, battery-operated devices which provide nicotine vapor, are a promising tool to help people stop smoking

Antidote: On cancer and CD47

Antidote: On cancer and CD47

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CD47 is one story that the media may have gotten right.

Antidote: Zithromax

Antidote: Zithromax

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The media's hyperbolic reaction to an FDA warning on Zithromax manages to both unduly frighten patients and skirt the real problem—the overuse of antibiotics

On Flu Vaccine and the Elderly

On Flu Vaccine and the Elderly

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The news from the CDC that this year's flu vaccine appears to be less than 60 percent effective at preventing severe flu symptoms, and only 9 percent with the elderly, has stirred the pot in the direction of denigrating what is still a useful vaccine.

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