Health Care

This is what happens when poor information and irrational fear trumps verified medical science.

“The young mother,” The Washington Post reports (May 5), “started getting advice early on from friends in the close-knit Somali immigrant community here. Don’t let your children get the vaccine for … Read More

Ahhhhhh… the cool mountain air, a calm… ripple… of water peacefully moving over the lake.

Oh… it’s you!

While on summer break, I thought I’d offer a few links to commentaries that garnered the most attention by readers over the past seven months.

First place, … Read More

But How Many Others?

Good news about Dennis Haines… finally!

Last week, I wrote about Vietnam Vet. Dennis Haines’s difficulty in getting a medication approved by the V.A. for treatment for Hepatitis C – an infectious disease that he contracted after he had unintentionally received tainted blood while being … Read More

No Excuse

Last February, I reported that Vietnam Vet SP4 Dennis Haines (Ret.) was having difficulty receiving treatment for Hepatitis C, an infectious disease that affects the liver’s function. The condition was brought about when he and others were inadvertently given tainted blood while in service.

Haines … Read More

Planned Parenthood CEO Cecile Richards sat before the House Committee on Oversight to answer questions about funding and more specifically, respond to a widely circulated video purportedly showing an aborted fetus being prepped for organ harvesting by a Planned Parenthood sponsored medical facility.

The video … Read More

Planned Parenthood – Part 2

From the outset, Jason Chaffetz, Republican chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform attacked Planned Parenthood CEO Cecile Richards, at one point using a chart that showed “Abortions up/Lifesaving Procedures down.”

“In 2006,” Chaffetz said, pointing to the chart, “Planned Parenthood performed … Read More

Which of the following statements is true?

“Health insurance is one of the biggest rackets in America today.”

“Health Insurance is a legalized version of the mafia?”

Answer: Both.

The first statement comes from a hospital administrator I used to know. The second comes from … Read More