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Opinion/Editorial Health Care
February 18, 2020
By Billy Aouste
Week of February 10, 2020
February 12, 2020
By AnneMarie Schieber
Air transport is the one service you hope you never need, but when you do, you thank God it is there
February 12, 2020
By Christina Herrin
There is no question that a means testing regime ought to be in place, but by what standards and who makes that determination is what must be reexamined and changed.
February 10, 2020
By Clifford Thies
A few years ago, it was ebola. Today, the coronavirus. Tomorrow, because of mutation, it will be something else.
February 10, 2020
By Billy Aouste
Week of February 3, 2020
February 3, 2020
By Billy Aouste
Week of January 27, 2020
January 27, 2020
By AnneMarie Schieber
Today, doctors are forced to fight with huge, multi-million-dollar hospital corporations if they dare to contest a clause.
January 21, 2020
By Billy Aouste
Week of January 13, 2020
January 13, 2020
By Billy Aouste
Week of January 6, 2020
January 9, 2020
By Robert Berry, M.D.
Many Americans enjoy a little recognized tax benefit: employer health insurance. The benefit costs billions of dollars and discriminates against those who don't carry employer insurance.
December 20, 2019
By Jeff Stier
Now that the Trump Administration's new FDA commissioner, Dr. Stephen Hahn, has been confirmed, he'll find he has one of the most difficult and important jobs in government.
December 12, 2019
By Jane Orient, M.D.
President Trump, thank you very much for Section 11, Maximizing Freedom for Medicare Patients and Providers, of your Executive Order on Protecting and Improving Medicare for Our Nation’s Seniors.
December 9, 2019
By Clifford Thies
Across the pond, they're soon to hold an election. Polls indicate that the Conservatives, under Boris Johnson, have a lead.
December 5, 2019
By Christopher Talgo
Warren is resorting to her old, tired class-warfare tactics to gain support for her insane Medicare for All plan. Hopefully, Americans will see right through this socialist sham. Otherwise, they will have 52 trillion reasons to wish they had.
December 5, 2019
By Christopher Talgo
In short, providing Medicare for All to millions of illegal immigrants is immoral, impractical, and completely unaffordable.
December 5, 2019
By Christina Herrin
Nearly six million Americans of all ages are living with Alzheimer’s disease, and more than 16 million Americans care for people living with Alzheimer’s and other dementias.
December 2, 2019
By Jim Lakely
Week of November 25, 2019
November 26, 2019
Physicians across the nation give their view on the causes of professional dissatisfaction and what can be done to fix it.
November 26, 2019
By Michael Ciampi, M.D.
I must admit I have mixed emotions about the National Academy of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine report.
November 25, 2019
By Jim Lakely
Week of November 18, 2019
November 20, 2019
By Mark Blocher
The founder of a non-profit health care organization for women gives his reasons for saying "no" to federal Title X family planning grants
November 18, 2019
By Jim Lakely
Week of November 11, 2019
November 14, 2019
By Christopher Talgo
Sen. Elizabeth Warren, like most of the Democrats running for the party’s 2020 presidential nomination, is all-in on Medicare for All (M4A).
November 14, 2019
By AnneMarie Schieber
With every week that passes, another direct primary care (DPC) practice opens its doors. 
November 14, 2019
By Brian Blase
The latest U.S. Census Bureau survey shows a sizable increase in the number of Americans without health insurance.
November 11, 2019
By Christina Herrin
The FDA has unlimited power and control when it comes to the treatments and therapies terminally ill patients can access.
November 11, 2019
By AnneMarie Schieber
The nation has averted a so-called “public health crisis,” but that hasn’t stopped lawmakers from playing doctor.
November 11, 2019
By Christopher Talgo
When people take a deep dive into Warren’s policy views, they might want to think twice about supporting her run for the nomination. Here are five reasons why Warren should stay as far from the White House as possible
November 11, 2019
By Jim Lakely
Week of November 4, 2019
November 4, 2019
By Jane M. Orient, M.D.
Elizabeth Warren and other Democrats have been promising universal healthcare, which will supposedly save more than the $30 trillion to $40 trillion it will cost. Or if the cost is Warren’s $52 trillion, we’ll import more (rich?) taxpayers.
November 4, 2019
By Jim Lakely
Week of October 28, 2019
October 31, 2019
By Chris Jacobs
The Louisiana Department of Health is expected to release a study by researchers at Louisiana State University claiming that Medicaid expansion created tens of thousands of jobs in state
October 28, 2019
By Jim Lakely
Week of October 21, 2019
October 25, 2019
Bernie Sanders had to cancel some campaign events because of chest pain and treatment for clogged arteries. He received two coronary artery stents.
October 24, 2019
By AnneMarie Schieber
It has never been easy to become a medical doctor, but today, the nation’s best and brightest have to do more than graduate college with straight A’s, ace their MCATs, and spend considerable time and money applying to med school.
October 21, 2019
By Seton Motley
The answer to everything even remotely policy-related – is less government.
October 21, 2019
By Jim Lakely
Week of October 14, 2019
October 14, 2019
By Jim Lakely
Week of October 7, 2019
October 8, 2019
By Christopher Talgo
Several studies estimate Sen. Bernie Sanders’ recently released Medicare for All (M4A) plan would cost approximately $30–$40 trillion over the next decade.
October 8, 2019
By Robert G. Holland
Instead of mental health days, Oregon should try mental health school transfers.