If the White House doctor really did write the president a prescription for the risky, unproven treatment just because he asked for it, it’s grossly irresponsible.
Daniel Summers is the Writer Formerly Known as Russell Saunders. He is a pediatrician in Massachusetts, and lives in Maine with his husband and four kids. His writing has appeared (as Russell Saunders) at Salon and Cato Unbound, and (as himself) at The New Republic.
Dr. Daniel Summers writes about the harm these two TV personalities are causing amid the pandemic (on Fox News, naturally), and how one person could put them in their place.
You can’t get the benefits of prevention without putting—and keeping—the actual preventive measures in place.
Winfrey and Prince Harry are creating a show about mental health and wellness. But should we look to a woman who’s promoted Jenny McCarthy, Dr. Phil, and Dr. Oz for health advice?
There is no example of blinkered, mindless privilege more sickening than having access to such a huge societal good—but deciding you’re better off without.
After last year’s much ridiculed health report, Donald Trump’s doctor issued a surprisingly boring report on the candidate’s well-being.
My advice for the internet mob is the same advice I give my patients: Don’t diagnose anyone via search engine.
Thanks in part to home palliative care, my mom was able to pass away peacefully at home, surrounded by family.
The rapper Lil Wayne was hospitalized for the umpteenth time this week for seizures, and reports are pointing to his excessive consumption of “lean” as a factor.
Even though Vaxxed was pulled from the Tribeca Film Festival, Robert De Niro is still encouraging people to see it.