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Gilbert Ross

Gilbert Ross is a physician and the medical and executive director of the American Council on Science and Health.

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Death By Dietary Supplement

by Henry I. Miller, Gilbert Rossvia Forbes
Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Former NBA star and TV reality show participant Lamar Odom was found unresponsive at a Nevada brothel last month. Although he has emerged from the coma, he was very close to becoming yet another statistic in the body count racked up by “herbal supplements.”

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Steady Progress On America's Most Terrifying Epidemic: Alzheimer's Disease

by Gilbert Ross, Henry I. Millervia Forbes
Monday, June 22, 2015

Arguably the most urgent and seemingly intractable of all the healthcare issues facing us today is Alzheimer’s disease (AD), which is marked by progressive, inexorable loss of intellectual and social skills and ultimately, death.

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It Takes a Herd

by Henry I. Miller, Gilbert Rossvia Hoover Digest
Wednesday, October 12, 2011

When a large group of kids get their shots, “herd immunity” protects them. But a new herd mentality—misguided fears about vaccines—is chipping away at this shield. By Henry I. Miller and Gilbert Ross.

Analysis and Commentary

Immunity: when it's smart to go with the herd

by Henry I. Miller, Gilbert Rossvia Guardian (UK)
Monday, June 13, 2011

With once rare infectious diseases making a worrying comeback, we must stop permitting parents' 'philosophical exemptions'...