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What Your Doctor Isn't Telling You

Dr. David Sherer is bold enough to tell you what others in the medical profession haven't the courage to say, with inside information on health, healthcare, related public policy and the latest in prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disease.

What Your Doctor Isn't Telling You

Why Does an Emergency Room Visit Take So Long?

Long ER visits have been an issue for years but it appears to be getting worse. Seven steps you can take to help yourself and others.

What Your Doctor Isn't Telling You

Men: Time to “Man Up!”

Why is it that men are so stubborn about taking care of themselves? Articles put out by The Huffington Post…

What Your Doctor Isn't Telling You

It Is Time to Stop Stigmatizing Mental Illness

Emotional illness is the one commonly avoided health issue. Sufferers are mistakenly seen as deficient in character, moral fiber or both.

What Your Doctor Isn't Telling You

MD or DO: Does Your Doctor’s Degree Matter?

20% of medical school enrollment is at osteopathic schools. How their training differs from a medical doctor’s and how it affects your care…

What Your Doctor Isn't Telling You

My Favorite Advances in Medicine and Health Care

After 35 years in medicine, my favorite new therapies, tests and trends that I’ve observed personally and read about or heard discussed at conferences.

What Your Doctor Isn't Telling You

The Four Most Disturbing Trends in Medicine

Doctors and patients are making major mistakes in health care (both medical care and self-care). The four worst, and what can be done to turn it around…

What Your Doctor Isn't Telling You

Health-Care Shortages Abound—Doctors, Drugs and More

Doctors, nurses, hospital beds, medication, IV fluid supplies… Why should the allegedly “best" medical care in the world suffer such shortcomings?

What Your Doctor Isn't Telling You

What Is Your Responsibility for the Right of Health Care

The federal healthcare budget now tops a trillion dollars/year! To rid yourself and our country our health and financial suffering, here’s what to do.

What Your Doctor Isn't Telling You

Is Bone Marrow Donation Safe?

A high school principal lost his life donating bone marrow to help a stranger. No reports reveal the cause of his death, but I have my theories.

What Your Doctor Isn't Telling You

What Does Open Heart Surgery Actually Mean?

Does open heart surgery mean doctors literally open the heart? Or that they open the chest to get to the heart? It all depends on a lot of factors…

What Your Doctor Isn't Telling You

Aviation, Medicine and Other Potential Technology Disasters

In medicine, as in aviation, more technology may not be better. Taking away from human operator control might be more dangerous than previously thought.

What Your Doctor Isn't Telling You

The Truth About Vaping: What E-Cig Makers Don’t Want You to Know

E-cigarette makers tout themselves as a better alternative to tobacco smoking. They’re lying! Here’s why…

What Your Doctor Isn't Telling You

Medicine’s Barbaric Little Secret: IVs Don’t Have to Hurt

Starting IVs without local anesthesia is a horrible and immoral practice. Demand this treatment first if you or a loved one is in the hospital.

What Your Doctor Isn't Telling You

New, Drug-Free Post-Surgical Pain Relief

A newly approved device can reduce or eliminate the need for any pain meds (especially opioids) after surgery…and has benefits beyond pain relief too.

What Your Doctor Isn't Telling You

Game-Changing Pain Relief After Surgery: Exparel

The ever-present opioid epidemic is killings thousands worldwide. Enter Exparel, which may eliminate the need for any oral narcotic following surgery.

What Your Doctor Isn't Telling You

New Hope for Fibromyalgia Sufferers

Fibromyalgia is a disease that has been so mysterious and elusive, but there may be a game-changing diagnostic test and a new treatment on the horizon.

What Your Doctor Isn't Telling You

Avoid Family Conflicts When a Parent is Ill or Dying

Advanced planning is key to prevent even more difficulties when a parent is seriously ill. What you need to do well before illness or disability occurs.

What Your Doctor Isn't Telling You

Parents: Stop the Childhood Type 2 Diabetes Epidemic

Sugary sodas, empty-calorie snacks and a sedentary lifestyle is behind the type 2 diabetes rise in our kids. If you are a parent, you should be scared.

What Your Doctor Isn't Telling You

Beware: Syphilis Is On the Rise

Not often seen in recent decades, syphilis has made an unfortunate resurgence. What to look out for…and how to protect yourself.

What Your Doctor Isn't Telling You

Why the Increase in Suicide???

Having suffered from depression for much of my life, I understand the pain and struggle. Here, the root causes of the suicide epidemic…and self-defense.