NY Times: Study Finds Growing Reason to Be Wary of Some Reflux Drugs
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 [...]
Morning Consult: David Schwartz on Skyrocketing Health Costs, Obamacare, and the Special Interests
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?
VIDEO: Dr. Jonathan Aviv Performs a TNE and The Importance of Safe Endoscopy
Citizens for Safe Endoscopy's David Schwartz talks with Dr. Jonathan Aviv about safer methods of endoscopy and has a TNE performed on camera.
Radio: David Schwartz on TNE and the Tragic Death of Joan Rivers
Citizens for Safe Endoscopy spokesman, David Schwartz on The Ed Tyll Show about transnasal esophogoscopy and the tragic death of Joan Rivers.
Improper disinfection procedures may have exposed 293 Baystate Noble patients to hepatitis, HIV
From Mass Live: WESTFIELD — Baystate Noble Hospital has notified colonoscopy patients that the scopes used in their procedures may not have been properly disinfected. Springfield-based Baystate Health said Friday that because of a lapse in disinfection procedures, 293 [...]
RADIO: David Schwartz on America Tonight Radio – Safer Endoscopy
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.
Skyrocketing Health Costs, Obamacare, and the Medical Cartel
How the dominant use of expensive sedated endoscopies sheds light on how special interests in the healthcare industry pass unnecessary costs on to patients.
Dr. Jonathan Aviv discusses upper endoscopy, TNE, and the risk of endoscopic cross contamination on WFAN
Voice and Swallowing Center Clinical Director Dr. Jonathan Aviv discusses upper endoscopy, transnasal esophagoscopy, and the risk of endoscopic cross contamination with WFAN's Bob Salter.
LA Times: Scope maker Olympus faces scrutiny over patient deaths, infections
The industry leader finds itself at the center of superbug outbreaks at U.S. hospitals, including UCLA, where two patients have died and nearly 180 more people may have been exposed to deadly bacteria on contaminated Olympus scopes.
LA Times: Olympus to recall and redesign medical scope linked to superbug outbreaks
From LA Times: Olympus Corp. said Friday that it would voluntarily recall and redesign a troubled medical scope that has been linked to deadly patient infections around the world. The company, which sells about 85% [...]
Would TNE-the Safe Alternative to Endoscopies-Have Saved Joan Rivers?
“New and safer approaches to the diagnosis of esophageal cancer have been developed and perfected over the past twenty years, but their utilization has been stymied by special interests. CSE was created in order to break the conspiracy of silence and insure that patients know that there are better diagnostic tools available to them, ones that pose a much less significant threat to their health and longevity.”
LA Times: Dirty scopes needlessly infected scores of patients, investigation finds
Scores of hospital patients treated with medical scopes were infected with potentially deadly bacteria because of repeated failures by manufacturers, regulators and hospitals to report outbreaks, according to a U.S. Senate investigation released Wednesday.