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States call for tougher E cigarette regulation

Calls for E cigarette Regulation Intensifies I applaud the efforts of more than two dozen state attorneys efforts to have the FDA impose tougher restrictions on e-cigarettes, outlined in the August 9, 2014 Wall Street Journal article, “States Urge Tougher … Continue reading

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E cigarette health concerns are serious

Significant E cigarette health concerns There is virtually no scientific evidence that E-cigarette use is safe and harmless. ¬†On the contrary. The March, 2014 article in the New York Times, “Selling a Poison by the Barrel”, highlighted the fact that … Continue reading

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Russell Kridel MD given Bluebonnet Award for contributions to dietetics

Russell Kridel MD given Bluebonnet Award by Houston Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics The Bluebonnet Award of the Houston and Texas Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is intended to recognize an individual who is not a dietitian, but who has … Continue reading

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Russell Kridel MD Chair of AMA Council on Science and Public Health Attended Interim Meeting of the AMA House of Delegates

Russell Kridel MD Chair of AMA Council on Science and Public Health attended the 2013 Interim Meeting of the AMA House of Delegates held at the Gaylord Convention Center in National Harbor, MD. Always an activist for excellence in health … Continue reading

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Russell Kridel MD comments on Physicians Under Attack

Physicians Under Attack: Part I Physicians war against disease and illness every day. Battles we often win through science, dedication, compassion and hard work. But, we physician soldiers, and the whole¬†medical profession are also under attack, taking our attention away … Continue reading

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Russell Kridel MD comments on Physician Commitment

Physician Commitment to Patients: Part I The absolute commitment to patients is what defines physicians and separates them from other professions. Patients put their lives in our hands each and every day. How scary it is for them to have … Continue reading

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