Controversy http://nhpr.org en Closing The Sale: Robot Surgeons http://nhpr.org/post/closing-sale-robot-surgeons <p>Pharmaceutical companies have long gotten a bad rap for trying to influence medical decisions for a profit – but the issue isn’t exclusive to drugs. New York Times reporter <strong>Roni Caryn Rabin</strong> recently <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/26/health/salesmen-in-the-surgical-suite.html?pagewanted=all&amp;_r=0" target="_blank">wrote about aggressive tactics</a> used to market the Da Vinci Surgical System – a robotic assistant now operating in over 1300 hospitals across the United States.</p><p> Thu, 11 Apr 2013 14:13:54 +0000 Virginia Prescott 25352 at http://nhpr.org Closing The Sale: Robot Surgeons Yoga: Use with Caution http://nhpr.org/post/yoga-use-caution <p>An author's comments about the damaging effects of yoga in his latest book spark a fury of controversy amongst the zen community.</p> Mon, 13 Feb 2012 17:11:34 +0000 Virginia Prescott 1844 at http://nhpr.org Yoga: Use with Caution