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Magnesium for the New Year: Multivitamin / Multi-minerals – A simple & Inexpensive Insurance Policy

Posted on December 28, 2015 · Posted in health, medication, News, nutrition, nutritonal supplements, vitamins

by Seth J. Baum, MD Why is it that so many scientists and physicians ardently dissuade patients from adding a simple multivitamin / multi-mineral supplement to their daily regimen? We.. read more

5 Steps To Save Our Patients: A Doctor’s Call to Action

Posted on November 30, 2015 · Posted in cardiology, health, lipids, medication, medicine, News, prescription drugs

by Seth J. Baum, MD All physicians and other health care practitioners (HCPs) recognize the insidious process that has undermined our ability to properly care for our patients. Patients don’t.. read more

Who is Prescribing Your Medicine? I Pray the Horse Hasn’t Died

Posted on November 2, 2015 · Posted in cardiology, health, medication, medicine, News, prescription drugs, statins

by Seth J. Baum, MD I’ve written extensively about the mounting burden borne by doctors and patients. Looking beyond the escalating regulatory time-drains beleaguering doctors throughout the nation we see.. read more

Who Do You Want Supervising Your Health?

Posted on October 5, 2015 · Posted in FH, lipids, medication, medicine, News

by Seth J. Baum, MD It was not long ago when doctors were the stopping point for the proverbial “buck.” Doctors held a high position in society and their devotion.. read more

#Know FH – The 2015 FH Summit

Posted on September 28, 2015 · Posted in cardiology, Events, familial hypercholesterolemia, FH, lipids, News

by Seth J. Baum, MD Flying back from the FH Foundation’s third annual FH Summit I was suffused by assorted feelings and thoughts. I attend many meetings; yet, this one.. read more

Caution: Economists, Not Doctors Might be Prescribing Your Medicine

Posted on September 17, 2015 · Posted in cardiology, Events, FH, lipids, medication, News

by Seth J. Baum, MD It’s National Cholesterol Education Month and we have fittingly entered a new era in lipid management. We now know that elevated LDL cholesterol causes heart.. read more

The 30th Anniversary of the ASPC – A Brief report on our Annual ASCVD Prevention Meeting in Boca Raton, FL

Posted on August 10, 2015 · Posted in cardiology, Events, News

by Seth J. Baum, MD I’ve been speaking and writing about; and basically “living” the ASPC annual meeting for many months. Now it has come and gone. And it was.. read more

PCSK9 Inhibitors, A Historic Change in Cardiovascular Care

Posted on July 27, 2015 · Posted in cardiology, News

by Seth J. Baum, MD, FACC, FACPM, FAHA, FNLA Every generation or so, each medical discipline hopes to experience a revolution of monumental proportions. Statins, released in the 1980s, were.. read more

FDA Gives Premarket Approval for Modification of LDL Indications for Use of Lipoprotein Apheresis System

Posted on July 21, 2015 · Posted in cardiology, News

by Seth J. Baum, MD, FACC, FACPM, FAHA, FNLA The FDA has granted premarket approval to Kaneka Pharma America’s application requesting approval for modification of the indications for use of.. read more

A Pragmatic Cure for The Guidelines

Posted on July 13, 2015 · Posted in cardiology, News

by Seth J. Baum, MD Our Guidelines have been hijacked by the “Evidenced Based Medicine” (EBM) initiative. Somehow, the “evidence” in EBM has been distorted to be tantamount to that.. read more