From New York Presbyterian Hospital: Newswise — Patients who have gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) for a prolonged period have an increased risk of developing Barrett's esophagus, a pre-cancerous condition where the tissue lining the esophagus becomes damaged by stomach acid and transformed into something like the inside of the stomach. New research finds that radiofrequency ablation [...]
New York Assemblyman David Weprin, Bill Drake of the Esophageal Cancer Awareness Association and David Schwartz of Citizens for Safe Endoscopy gather at the medical office where comedian Joan Rivers died as a result of an unsafe procedure.
Members of Citizens for Safe Endoscopy flocked to Yorkville Endoscopy on the Upper East Side, where the Joan Rivers went into cardiac arrest during minor throat surgery in September 2014, to demand that doctors tell patients about a safer procedure.
From the New York Daily News: The medical community, medical device makers and government agencies are allowing patients to blow billions a year by allowing unnecessary endoscopic procedures. Members of the medical community, certain medical device manufacturers and government regulatory agencies are allowing patients to spend an extra $15 billion dollars a year by allowing [...]
From The New York Times: Maybe you have seen television ads starring the beefy, affable comedian and actor known as Larry the Cable Guy. In his sleeveless shirt and gimme cap, he’s driving a monster truck or streaking along on a jet ski, pausing to chomp on a turkey drumstick or a barbecued rib, all [...]
The higher cost of living longer is one important variable that cannot be attributed to the expensive Obamacare jig saw puzzle. But what about the role of the health care industry itself?
Citizens for Safe Endoscopy's David Schwartz talks with Dr. Jonathan Aviv about safer methods of endoscopy and has a TNE performed on camera.
Citizens for Safe Endoscopy spokesman, David Schwartz on The Ed Tyll Show about transnasal esophogoscopy and the tragic death of Joan Rivers.
Citizens for Safe Endoscopy's David Schwartz joins host Kate Delaney to talk about the hidden secret about the dangers of endoscopy and easily available solution the medical industry doesn't want you to know about.
How the dominant use of expensive sedated endoscopies sheds light on how special interests in the healthcare industry pass unnecessary costs on to patients.