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November 20, 2020
By Jane M. Orient, M.D.
Now that we have a randomized controlled trial (RCT) about masks, will it change what you do?
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Health Care
Government & Politics
May 7, 2020
By Jane M. Orient, M.D.
The idea of “flattening the curve” was to prevent hospitals from being overwhelmed. It was a delaying tactic, with no prospect of ending the disease.
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Health Care
April 29, 2020
By Jane M. Orient, M.D.
The American Medical Association and many other professional organizations demand “peer-reviewed science” before they will recommend or even accept the re-purposing of a long-established anti-malaria drug to treat or prevent COVID-19.
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Health Care
April 14, 2020
By Jane M. Orient, M.D.
I hope you are doing well--for access to medical help is increasingly threatened.
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Health Care
Regulation
April 6, 2020
By Jane M. Orient, M.D.
The word has leaked out on a potential cheap treatment for COVID-19, the antimalarial drug hydroxychloroquine.
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Health Care
March 17, 2020
By Jane M. Orient, M.D.
How do you plan on surviving the Coronavirus? We have the ultimate list to help you make it through this pandemic!
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Health Care
December 20, 2019
By Jane M. Orient, M.D.
Democratic Presidential candidates are in a bidding war over how many trillions they would spend to “fight climate change.” Would it be enough, soon enough, to save the planet?
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Environment
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.
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Health Care
June 12, 2019
By Jane M. Orient, M.D.
Healing the sick is what medicine is about. The politicians who promise to “fix healthcare” can only destroy medicine—while bankrupting the country.
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Health Care
May 31, 2019
By Jane M. Orient, M.D.
In general, it is not a good idea to panic about anything. The panic itself often causes more harm than the original threat.
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Health Care
Regulation
 

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