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Opinion/Editorial Health Care
December 3, 2018
By Billy Aouste
Week of November 26, 2018
November 26, 2018
By Matthew D. Stryker
Studies have shown that more than 50 million Americans with health insurance have been denied essential treatments for chronic or persistent diseases, with two out of every three patients, like the woman we treated, being denied multiple times.
November 19, 2018
By Billy Aouste
Week of November 12, 2018
November 14, 2018
By Jeff Stier
Government agencies populated with scientists people are pleased to call “experts” are often thought to be above the ordinary give-and-take of politics and, especially, immune to the clarion calls of activists and pressure of public opinion.
November 12, 2018
By Billy Aouste
Week of November 5, 2018
November 7, 2018
By Thomas A. Hemphill
The ongoing controversy over e-cigarettes and youth smoking has hit a proverbial regulatory wall.
November 5, 2018
By Billy Aouste
Week of October 29, 2018
November 2, 2018
By Charlie Katebi
Democrats want voters to think that the only way to protect patients with pre-existing conditions is by protecting ObamaCare. Fortunately, President Donald Trump has shown there are better solutions and he is putting them into action.
November 1, 2018
By Sarah Lee
California Democratic legislators made it clear they would prefer residents go bankrupt paying for expensive Obamacare health insurance instead of allowing Californians to purchase more affordable, short-term plans.
October 29, 2018
By Billy Aouste
Week of October 22, 2018
October 23, 2018
By Jane M. Orient, M.D.
Both parties and all candidates have deep flaws, and problems have no sound-bite solutions. But at this point in history, there is a civil war over foundational principles. The agenda of a candidate’s party counts.
October 22, 2018
By Billy Aouste
Week of October 15, 2018
October 15, 2018
By Billy Aouste
Week of October 8, 2018
October 8, 2018
By Billy Aouste
Week of October 1, 2018
October 1, 2018
By Billy Aouste
Week of September 24, 2018
September 24, 2018
By Billy Aouste
Week of September 17, 2018
September 19, 2018
By Sarah Lee
The cost of health care is an unceasing concern for Americans, as prices have soared over the past 30 years. 
September 18, 2018
By Charlie Katebi
As the 2018 midterm elections approach, growing numbers of progressive candidates have endorsed a single-payer health insurance program that will supposedly cover all Americans and deliver better medical care than our current health care system.
September 17, 2018
By Billy Aouste
Week of September 10, 2018
September 13, 2018
By Jane M. Orient, M.D.
With all the talk about “evidence-based medicine,” you might think that doctors were becoming much more focused on rigorous science.