Transgenders in the Military: A Cause for Concern?

By Dr. Sudip Bose, MD, FACEP, FAAEM President Trump announced via Twitter last week in a series of three Tweets that United States government would no longer accept or allow transgender individuals to serve “in any capacity” as the military “cannot be burdened with the tremendous medical costs and disruption that transgender in the military …

Obesity: Our Nation’s No. 1 Health Concern — The Key Element We Need to Focus on Fixing as a Nation to Improve Our Overall Health and Longevity

By Dr. Sudip Bose, MD, FACEP, FAAEM Would you believe me if I told you that at a glance, I could predict your future health? No, I’m not an all-seeing or all-knowing deity of any sort, just a man armed with a medical degree and a heck of a lot of experience in battlefield operating …

Expanding the Emergency Room Model: ‘Central Care System’ Could Help Americans Gain Universal Health Care Access

By Dr. Sudip Bose, MD, FACEP, FAAEM There are many reasons why emergency rooms are dangerously overcrowded. With millions of Americans lacking adequate access to primary care providers, emergency rooms have become the primary health care system and safety net for the uninsured, underinsured and those without access to other medical care. Overcrowded and with …

The Surgeon General’s Report on E-Cigarettes: Quitters & Starters

By Dr. Sudip Bose, MD, FACEP, FAAEM A report on e-cigarettes released at the end of last year by the US Surgeon General’s office shows a number of risks related to the popular product — particularly regarding young people — that should make them a lot less popular, but likely won’t. The act of “vaping” …