Jeremy Samuel Faust
Jeremy Samuel Faust

Jeremy Samuel Faust is an emergency medicine physician at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston and a clinical instructor at Harvard Medical School. He is the co-host of FOAMcast. Follow him on Twitter.

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June 9 2017 3:08 PMThere’s an Easy Test We Could Use to Assess Older Politicians’ Cognitive HealthIt’s called the Mini-Mental State Exam, and its real power is the data it provides over time.
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April 20 2017 3:08 PMAaron Hernandez’s Suicide Highlights a Huge Gap in Correctional HealthWe are terrible at assessing suicide risk, in part, because we have very limited means of studying this population.
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Feb. 27 2017 5:46 PMWhat Is Your Name? Where Are We? Who Is President? Oh God.This used to be a routine test.
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Dec. 28 2016 11:05 AMIs a Heart Attack Cardiac Arrest?Heart attack, cardiac arrest, and heart failure are often used interchangeably, but they’re distinct entities.
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Nov. 17 2016 2:25 PMThe Major FallWhat killed Leonard Cohen is one of the rising causes of death among the elderly. Here’s how you can protect yourself.
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Oct. 18 2016 10:23 AMThe Right to Remain HIPAA-ProtectedThe NY/NJ bombing suspect appeared in court via video conference, which seems to have violated HIPAA.
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Sept. 8 2016 10:57 AMMSNBC Should Not Replay Live Footage Each 9/11It may be good for ratings, but for those who were there—and even for many who weren’t—it can be traumatizing.
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July 20 2016 8:31 PMThe RNC Ignores Actual Science, but Embraces PseudoscienceYoungevity, which has a speaker at the RNC Wednesday night, is run by a man who would make anti-vaxxers blush.
The Slatest
June 12 2016 6:10 PMWhat Would Have Happened if Obama Waived HIPAA in Orlando?
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June 3 2016 4:21 PMThe Untold Story of America’s Opioid AddictionHow the medical establishment learned to love the dangerous drugs that killed Prince.
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Dec. 19 2014 12:36 PMSomething to Sneeze AtNatural remedies that claim to “boost your immune system” don’t work, and it’s a good thing they don’t.
Science
April 24 2017 1:27 PMThe Problem With the March for ScienceOur culture’s understanding of science is very, very broken, and on Saturday, it was impossible to ignore.
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March 24 2017 1:04 PMEmergency Doctors Are Breaking Tradition to Oppose the AHCA CompromiseWe’re notoriously moderate, but in a statement this week, our governing body took a new approach.
Brow Beat
Dec. 29 2016 3:52 PMThe Science of “Broken Heart Syndrome”
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Dec. 13 2016 4:30 PME-Cigarettes Might Be the Best Addiction to HaveThe surgeon general just released a landmark report, but the findings aren’t strong enough to warrant many regulations.
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Nov. 10 2016 4:39 PMThe Five Stages of Grief Aren’t Real, but Trump Anxiety IsGrieve however you want. Here are some ways to cope.
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Sept. 15 2016 10:16 PMPatient Trump in the Land of OzWe didn’t learn much about Trump’s health Thursday, but we learned plenty about what’s wrong with America’s medical system.
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Aug. 9 2016 5:02 PMCupping: Mikey Likes It. Scientists Don’t.Can you trust Michael Phelps any more than Gwyneth Paltrow? Probably not.
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July 7 2016 11:41 AMReining in OpioidsThe feds are finally making moves in the right direction. Here’s how they could pay for it.
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June 6 2016 12:00 PMMuhammad Ali’s Peaceful Passing Is His Final VictoryFaced with a terminal illness, Ali died surrounded by family rather than doctors. 
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April 8 2016 2:04 PMA Silent KillerThere is no easy way to diagnose sepsis. The good news is you probably don’t have it, but here’s how to ask your doctor if you’re worried.
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Oct. 13 2014 12:36 PMThe Dangers of OverreactingThe health care system’s mixed messages about Ebola.