Is Anybody Watching? With YouTube Analytics it’s not a question about the number of views but viewer retention

Do you post videos to YouTube? I have to tell you that the “Analytics” tools on YouTube are amazing! If you post videos they are a must as they take you well beyond the basic “views” and “likes” numbers.  If you want to know for example if your message is getting out there, pay particular … Continue reading

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Can The Health Care Industry Be Trusted? Tune in and tell us what you think?

Not wanting to pick on GlaxoSmithKline but, a little more than a month later, the pharmaceutical giant announced that it would pay $750 million to settle both criminal and civil suits surrounding it’s sale of an antidepressant which it knew was little more than a placebo, as well as tainted baby ointment.  First of all, … Continue reading

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Looking past 2010, there are some amazing medical breakthroughs on the near horizon in 2011

Ending our 2010 Season on the PI Window with health care expert and author Jeff Knott was to say the least both interesting and thought-provoking.  (Note: Here is the link to the “The Picture of Health in 2010” segment which originally aired on December 30th.) Taking a reflective stroll through the many topics we covered … Continue reading

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Commoditized Medicine: Does It Hurt The Quality of Health Care in America

In my interview with our resident health care expert Jeff Knott, who is the author of the critically acclaimed book “Navigating The Healthcare Maze,” which airs live across the Blog Talk Radio Network on Thursday October 14th at 8:00 PM EST, I talk about two Ottawa families who are suing a well-known fertility doctor over … Continue reading

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Acclaimed author and healthcare expert RE Warm Buddy recall: What’s next, my Hershey candy bar with almonds?

The Warm Buddy story continues to gain momentum as individuals from both the natural health and mainstream health product industry give a collective . . . HUH? Jeff Knott, who is the author of the seminal healthcare guide for everyday people “Navigating The HealthCare Maze,” threw his hat into the proverbial ring of opinion when … Continue reading

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Big Pharma and the Vested Human Revenue Stream

Last evening’s interview with our resident health expert Jeff Knott and NHPPA President Shawn Buckley provided a moment of epiphany that all shows strive to achieve but do not often attain. Given the complexity of the subject matter which centers around what some may consider to be the sensationalistic headline “Criminalizing the Sale of Natural … Continue reading

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Criminalizing the Sale of Natural Health Products?

“Canada’s C-51 Law May Outlaw 60% of Natural Health Products; Big Pharma Pushing to Criminalize Supplements” Militant in tone, sensationalistic in advocacy and entertaining if not informative, NaturalNews.com headlines such as the one above can indeed grab your attention. But unlike the Orwellian society with an ever ominous, ever present big brother watching over our … Continue reading

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Social Media and Health Care: Integrating Health Care to Improve Patient Care

“Health care is the most information-intensive industry, yet it lags behind every other sector of the national economy in its adoption of information technology,” Mongiardo said. “The banking industry is 20 years ahead of health care in implementing information technology.” When Kentucky’s Lt. Gov. Daniel Mongiardo announced in 2009 that his State was going to … Continue reading

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Physician Heal Thyself?

From 1961 to 1966, Vince Edwards won top ratings as dedicated but difficult surgeon Ben Casey, who’s idealism often pitted him against the medical establishment. Dr. James Kildare, who was played by Richard Chamberlain, ran during the same period as Edward’s Casey.  Working in a fictional large metropolitan hospital the Intern Kildare balanced trying to … Continue reading

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Addicted To Happiness and Other Factors that Have Fueled the Anti-Psychotic Drug Controversy

AstraZeneca $520 Million Settlement Underlines the Greed Over Good Mentality Within the Pharmaceutical Industry (PI Window on Business Blog – May 2, 2010) Antipsychotic Drug Misuse Lands Johnson & Johnson on the Wrong End of Federal Suit (PI Window on Business Blog – Mar 25, 2010) Antipsychotic Prescriptions . . . for Children: Is the … Continue reading

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