Alex Berezow’s Articles in Scientific American


#2. Opting Out of Vaccines Should Opt You Out of American Society
March 21, 2019

The ongoing measles outbreaks across the United States and Europe prove definitively that our personal choices affect everybody around us. Although you have a right to your own body, your choice to willfully be sick ends where another’s right to be healthy begins. For that reason, people who “opt out” of vaccines should be opted out of American society.


#1. Replace Annual Physicals with Real-Time Biomarker Monitoring
October 28, 2016

The annual physical exam is under fire. Increasingly, physicians believe that the yearly ritual of having our bodies poked and prodded is completely useless, save for the fraction of patients who have a chronic illness or predisposition to disease. Worse, the annual physical is estimated to cost our healthcare system approximately $8 billion for arguably little benefit.