Category Archives: General Health

Could a Voucher System Work for Medicare?

A voucher system for medical payments will result in a lot of people not getting the medical care they need. Continue reading

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Medical Procedures You Don’t Need

Seven tests that are frequently done that often lead to false positive results and sometimes to disastrous treatments. Continue reading

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ObamaCare: On Balance, A Good Thing

This article expresses my opinion of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, often called Obamacare. In a word, I like it. Continue reading

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Welcome To DrRubin.com

In this welcome video, Dr. Rubin introduces himself and his books, and describes what you can expect to find at DrRubin.com. Continue reading

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Podcast: Smoking – The Saddest Addiction

This healthcast will show you why smoking is the saddest addiction. My thanks to Dr. Tom Gross for this healthcast. Continue reading

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Podcast: Trans Fats – What Are They And Why Are They Bad For You?

What are trans fats and why are they bad for you? Which foods contains trans fats? Why is fat needed, and which ones to choose. Continue reading

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Podcast: Corn is Killing Us – The Obesity Epidemic

This healthcast will tell you: 1) The probable reason for our current epidemic of obesity and diabetes, 2) How we got into this mess in the first place, and 3) What we can do to get ourselves out of the mess Continue reading

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Podcast: Insomnia – Getting A Good Night’s Sleep

In this healthcast you will discover how insomnia is defined, the current types of insomnia, and what you can do to get a good night’s sleep. Continue reading

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Podcast: Fat In Fish – Why Fish Is Good For You

In this healthcast you will learn: Why fish is good for you, which fish are the best source of heart disease preventing omega-3 fatty acids, and who should avoid certain kinds of fish because of the mercury content. Continue reading

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Podcast: Depression Part Two – Medication, Therapy, and Resources

In this healthcast you will learn: the place of antidepressant medications in treatment, talk therapy for depression, and how to make use of all your resources to overcome depression. Continue reading

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Podcast: Recognizing Depression In Adults, Children And The Elderly

In this healthcast you will learn how to define depression so you can tell if you or a loved one suffers from it, special features of depression in children and the elderly, and what your doctor needs to know to treat it properly. Continue reading

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Podcast: Anorexia Nervosa

How to determine if someone you know has anorexia nervosa. How to tell if the person suffers from bulimia. What must be done to prevent sickness or even death. Continue reading

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Podcast: Alzheimer’s Disease – How To Identify and What To Expect

How to identify when someone you know has Alzheimer’s, How to tell the difference between Alzheimer’s and other conditions, What to expect over time for the person with Alzheimer’s Continue reading

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Podcast: Ethics In Science

In this healthcast you will learn about the problem of falsification of data by “scientists” trying to enhance their reputation. Continue reading

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Podcast: Lasik Eye Surgery – What To Expect

This healthcast will introduce you to LASIK surgery for improving your vision and eliminating your lenses or glasses. Continue reading

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