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Sally Satel, M.D.
How Political Correctness is Corrupting Medicine
About the Author
Medicine and Psychiatry
Tobacco Harm Reduction
Testimony and Related Commentary
The Therapy Reflex
Race and medicine can mix without prejudice
Doctors Behind Bars: Treating Pain Is Now Risky Business
Are You Normal? Think Again
The Rush to Black Label (or Blackball) SSRIs
Bad Medicine? The data on anti-depressants and child suicide aren’t conclusive.
Bad Medicine? The data on anti-depressants and child suicide aren’t conclusive. (Expanded Version)
Drugged and Confused
A Case of Colorblind Care
WHO’s Dubious Bag of HIV Medicines
WHO’s Dubious Bag of HIV Medicines (Unabridged Version)
The Perils of Putting National Leaders on the Couch
Two Countries, Two Views on Antidepressants
Where There’s Smoke
A Smokeless Alternative To Quitting–Unabridged Version
A Smokeless Alternative To Quitting
Returning From Iraq, Still Fighting Vietnam
Don’t Despair over Disparities
Health and the Income Inequality Hypothesis: A Doctrine in Search of Data
Out of the Asylum, Into The Cell
OxyContin half-truths can cause suffering
Mind Games: The Senate’s mental health parity bill is ill-conceived.
Commission’s Omission: The president’s mental-health commission in denial.
The Trauma Society
Talk About Trauma!
Is Drug Addiction a Brain Disease?
Fast food ‘addiction’ feeds only lawyers
Insanity Goes Back on Trial
Kumbayah Medicine: Why is the government paying for research into wacky alternative treatments?
New Yorkers Don’t Need Therapy
I Am a Racially Profiling Doctor (Erratum?)
Racist Doctors? Don’t Believe The Media Hype
It’s Crazy to Execute the Insane
Menopause Envy: Not all guys have changed since September 11
Public Health? Forget It; Cosmic Issues Beckon
‘You Dirty Rats’: Activists Jeopardize Biomedical Research
The Sorry CSAP Flap: It’s Worse Than It Looks
Medicine’s Race Problem
(This article now appears in The Best American Science Writing 2002 edited by Matt Ridley, Ecco/Harper Collins)
In Focus: Guest Editorial: Affirmative Action
Manager’s Journal: Good Grief: Don’t Get Taken by the Trauma Industry
The Newest Feminist Icon—a Killer Mom
Race Belongs in the Stem Cell Debate
Crazed and Confused: A murder defendant is forced to choose between the death penalty and permanent madness.
Keeping OxyContin Out of the Wrong Hands
Does Inequality Make You Sick? The dangers of the new public health crusade