Category Archives: Doctors, Dentists

100 HIV researchers killed as Russian missile takes down jetliner MH17

July 19, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD I emailed earlier today a leading HIV

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A modern medical wonder finishes second in the U.S. Open golf tournament

June 15, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD 34-year-old Erik Compton finished tied for second in the United States Open golf tournament. That was a good accomplishment by any standard, but it was also a genuine feat of modern medicine … Continue reading

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Senator Angus King discusses Obamacare with BatteryPark.TV

July 9, 2014- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD Senator Angus King from Maine discusses the various forces that are working to keep healthcare cost growth the slowest in decades.

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12,000 Patriots died in British prison ships

July 4, 2014- By Steven Greer In New York Harbor and the East River, 238 years ago, 12,000 Patriots died in British prison ships, mostly from small pox (per History Channel). Few people know this on this July 4th because … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week: Special computer screen RX glasses

March 24, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD We recently posted a tip about how to order special prescription glasses to help people with presbyopia see their computer screens. This author just received his own glasses, and they are fantastic. … Continue reading

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Man dies of sudden cardiac arrest while jogging on the esplanade

May 12, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD This evening, Jon Grobler, a 40-year-old local resident, was jogging on the esplanade north of the marina when he lost consciousness, fell to the ground, and began seizing. Witnesses said he “turned … Continue reading

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Steven E. Greer, MD, on CNBC discussing antidepressants

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Book review: “ADHD Does Not Exist” By Richard Saul, MD

March 20, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD Richard Saul, MD strived to be provocative with his new book ADHD Does Not Exist. He not only succeeded, but also backed up his bold assertion with ample sound logic and supporting data. … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week: Try the Warby Parker bricks and mortar store

April 5, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD I previously extolled the virtues of online optical stores that have broken the mold of the old eyeglass cartel, and sell high quality prescription glasses for as little as $35. I explained … Continue reading

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The 23andMe home genetic test kit controversy

Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD In Part 1 of our interview with Robert Klitzman, MD, ethics professor at Columbia University, we discuss the 23andMe genetic test kit company and why the FDA made them stop marketing the tests.

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Biggest Medicare crook is South Florida eye doctor, and friend of NJ Senator Mendez

April 9, 2014- The release of data by Medicare that shows what individual doctors earned from Medicare is making all sorts of news. One of the biggest over-billing crooks is a Miami eye doctor who is no stranger to investigations.

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Young women choosing double mastectomy for early stage breast cancer

Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD David P. Winchester MD, Medical Director of Cancer Programs for the American College of Surgeons, discusses recent data showing a more than a 100% increase in the rate that young women with early stage … Continue reading

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Chinatown fish causing serious skin infection epidemic

April 3, 2014- DNAinfo reports again of the skin infection caused by fish handled in Chinatown. This is important to BPC because those fish are caught by rod and reel on the esplanade.

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A new medical device to make blood thinners unnecessary

Thromboembolic stroke caused by atrial fibrillation is the primary reason patients are placed on anticoagulation. However, those blood thinners also carry significant bleeding risks. As a result, various mechanical surgical approaches have been tried to prevent stroke, and obviate the … Continue reading

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Is sugar (fructose) a poison?

Robert Lustig, MD of the UCSF division of endocrinology and metabolism has become one of the more vocal and credible critics of the pervasive dietary sugar, whether it be in the form of table sugar (sucrose, which is a glucose … Continue reading

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Medical Tip: How to get special glasses for computer screen distances, for cheap

Update March 24, 2014- My $35 (plus shipping) prescription glasses arrived. I used the tip below to order them. I can finally see the keyboard and computer screen! March 14, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD With remarkable regularity across … Continue reading

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The reason Gov. Christie’s Lap-Band failed to result in much weight loss

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Petition against rehab facility at 2 Washington Street

Dear Editor of BatteryPark.TV: We have been enjoying your coverage on the many topics that deeply concern us as residents in this area. Below is a topic that I thought might be of interest to you. As a resident of … Continue reading

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Do the data support Mayor Bloomberg’s public health and safety legacy?

February 6, 2013 By Steven E. Greer, MD More than reform of the public school system or racial harmony, Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s legacy will undoubtedly be his innovative and controversial measures to deal with public health and safety issues. His … Continue reading

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Google wants your DNA now

Opinion December 17, 2013- By Steven E. Greer, MD The Wall Street Journal published an article explaining how the pharmaceutical industry data mines credit card records, Internet traffic patterns, and other personal data on individuals, then forms educated guesses about … Continue reading

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