Kent Sepkowitz 

Kent Sepkowitz is a physician in New York City who writes about medicine.

Medical Examiner
Oct. 8 2013 11:47 PMDeadly DisbeliefThe myth that HIV does not cause AIDS seems to have claimed another victim.
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March 28 2012 6:00 AMThe End of IllnessA new book on proteomics, and how getting a dog can improve your health.
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Aug. 3 2011 10:04 AMThe Doctor and the PomegranateAntioxidants don't work, but no one wants to hear it.
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June 6 2011 4:47 PMWe Eat Crap. It Makes Us Sick.Our inability to talk about it is driving the hysteria around Europe's E. coli outbreak.
Doublex Health
May 20 2010 12:47 PMField of GenesThe wrongheaded approach to science in a New York Times writer's new book about marriage.
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July 7 2009 11:13 AMPaging Dr. FeelgoodThe joys and perils of giving celebrities what they want.
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Feb. 12 2009 6:53 AMGrowth IndustryMale-enhancement products that won't spice up your Valentine's Day.
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Sept. 30 2008 6:35 AMStill in the Lyme LightPoliticians and Hollywood enter the debate over "chronic Lyme disease."
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June 27 2008 12:57 PMDr. R2-D2The invasion of the surgeon robots.
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Nov. 28 2007 3:28 PMOperation Fear The creepy claim about anesthesia awareness in the new movie Awake.
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Sept. 10 2007 1:21 PMUnder the Influence?Drug companies, medical journals, and money.
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March 1 2007 3:14 PMDead HeadsWhy doctors are bad at mortality.
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June 13 2006 5:27 AMA Few Good DoctorsDon't look for them on a magazine top-10 list.
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Oct. 13 2005 11:57 AMSmoke-Free and FatThe health hazards of kicking the habit.
Technology
March 22 2013 10:59 AMDoes Your Water Need More Ions?The latest health fad is even more ridiculous than most health fads.
Medical Examiner
March 1 2012 12:54 PMSuperbugs!“Untreatable gonorrhea” joins the ranks of infectious bogeymen.
Doublex
June 15 2011 6:15 PMFinally, a Selfish Reason To Get Boys Vaccinated for HPVJust don't get distracted by all the oral sex talk.
Medical Examiner
Sept. 9 2010 10:04 AMUnder PressureDon't listen to Tim Tebow: Hyperbaric oxygen chambers are mostly useless.
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April 7 2010 10:06 AMThat's a WrapThe case for bringing condoms to adult films.
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April 16 2009 6:58 AMAmerica's Clean TeamIf the Yankees' anti-microbial locker room is such a breakthrough, why aren't hospitals using it?
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Nov. 28 2008 7:05 AMDoctor, Doctor, Give Me ReviewsDon't even bother with Web-based doc-rating systems.
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Aug. 13 2008 12:36 PMAlternative UniverseThe homeopathic crowd meets academic medicine.
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March 17 2008 2:36 PMFor Teeth and for CountryJohn Adams' misplaced celebration of America's dental achievements.
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Oct. 9 2007 2:53 PMEat CrapWhy Americans should ingest more excrement.
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June 8 2007 1:45 PMConventional Wisdom?The excesses of the medical conference craze.
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Dec. 12 2006 12:02 PMDr. ShamelessWhy I take handouts from drug companies.
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Feb. 13 2006 5:20 PMOn the Matter of SizeThe inexact science of penis measurement.
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