Showing posts with label doctors. Show all posts
Showing posts with label doctors. Show all posts
July 18, 2016

Rand Paul: "Trump Derangement Syndrome" has gone over the top and people have lost the big picture

fromRealClearPolitics: The big picture is that we should be engaged with Russia. We have serious conflicts in various parts of the globe. It would be a mistake not to have open lines of communication with them.  
Politics and Other Official Acts of Corruption

Walter E Williams: Our rules of the game: US Constitution

fromCreators: We should demand that Supreme Court justices act as referees and enforce the U.S. Constitution.
Individual Liberty: America's First Principle         The Pursuit of Happiness

Starbucks bans plastic straws, winds up using more plastic

fromReason: A Reason investigation reveals that the coffee giant's new cold drink lids use more plastic than the old straw/lid combo. 
Political Correctness and Other Nitwittery

U.S. to make more drugs easily available, cutting role docs play

fromBloomberg: An excellent move that should have been done long ago. BTW, these drugs are available now at AllDayChemist.com, SwissPharmacy.com and others. 
Regulation Nation

The Left’s outrage over Trump-Putin diplomacy shows brainwashing power of 2-party system

fromFreeThoughtProject: To the new left and the neocons, war is the only answer and if you attempt to prevent it through diplomacy, you are committing treason. 
Politics and Other Official Acts of Corruption 

Police kill man with bulldozer over 10 marijuana plants

fromReason: Drug war absurdity meets police recklessness. 
Police State America        The War on Unapproved Voluntary Exchange

Physicians Face Moral Dilemma In Drug War Conscription

by Jeffrey A. Singer.    Gov't wants the narco squad to be your doctor. America’s physicians have been conscripted as law enforcement agents in the never-ending War on Drugs, and it puts us in a moral dilemma. As media attention has turned to the recent national surge in prescription-opioid and heroin abuse, politicians feel compelled to be ready   ... MORE

Mass Exodus! U.S. Doctors Fleeing Medicine

by Greg Corombos.  Obamacare is not only making patients miserable. Mountains of Obamacare-related paperwork and the threats of severe fines for the slightest errors are forcing many doctors to retire and others to shut down their practices and work under the protection of hospitals, and all of it spells bad news for patients. Galen Institute President   ... MORE

Prescribing Patients The Drugs They Want Is Not Murder

by Jacob Sullum.     Last Friday a California jury convicted Hsiu-Ying Tseng, a Rowland Heights physician, of second-degree murder in connection with the deaths of three patients who overdosed on drugs she prescribed. Local prosecutors say this is the first time a doctor has been convicted of murder in the United States based on allegations of  ... MORE

Glenn Greenwald: CNN And The NYT Are Deliberately Obscuring Who Perpetrated The Afghan Hospital Attack

George W. Bush would have no such luck.       Much of the world spent the last 48 hours expressing revulsion at the U.S. airstrike on a hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan. It was quite clear early on that the perpetrator of the attack was the U.S., and many media outlets and other organizations around the world have been stating this without    ... MORE

Tammy Bruce: The Real War On Women

It must be admitted. There is a war on women.  The Democrats have been screaming about this for years, and they should know. Because the war is their war on women all across the socioeconomic spectrum. Under President Obama, more women are unemployed, fewer women have started new businesses, we lost our health insurance, our doctors ... MORE

Between Eye Surgeries In Haiti, Rand Paul Talks Politics

by Steve Peoples and Chery Dieu Nalio.   Mathieux Saint Fleur has been virtually blind for two decades. In less than 24 hours, he will see again. As the 75-year-old Haitian patient lies on an operating table, a U.S. eye surgeon turned politician reassures him in broken Creole that the surgery is almost over. “People need to be encouraged it’s       ... MORE

Michael Accad: While Medical Bureaucrats Continue To Proliferate, Doctors And Nurses Are Becoming More Scarce

The dynamics of government health care.     In contrast to the expected shortage of tens of thousands of physicians, there appears to be an abundance of health care administrators. Economists and physician-activists at Physicians for a National Health Program (PNHP) have invoked the below graph and the administrative bloat it shows as      ... MORE

MD Criticisms Of ObamaCare Silenced By ACA Bureaucrats

by Drs. Gerard J Gianoli and Joel L. Strom.    Don't expect your doctor to stand up and protest about how the Affordable Care Act is responsible for so many of the health care problems that patients face today. As a physician and a dentist in private practice, we have spent the past five years making the case that the ACA is harming our    ... MORE

Lenny Bernstein: U.S. Faces 90,000 Doctor Shortage Within A Decade, Medical School Association Warns

A shortage created by government.      The United States faces a shortage of as many as 90,000 physicians by 2025, including a critical need for specialists to treat an aging population that will increasingly live with chronic disease, the association that represents medical schools and teaching hospitals reported Tuesday. The nation's shortage of   ... MORE

Have Prescription Drug Abuse Regulations Gone Too Far?

by CJ Arlotta, Forbes.     Policy of more pain, less drugs questioned. Many health care professionals are concerned with the growing usage of opioids among the general public, but does this mean the answer to the problem is tightening regulations on physicians prescribing controlled substances?   “I think what we have seen with regulations in this  ... MORE

Our Fear Of Opioids Leaves The World In Pain

by Helen Redmond.   Healthcare now dictated by DEA. Ever broken a bone? Recovered from a major surgery? Do you live with chronic pain? If so, you understand on a visceral level that access to opioids like morphine to manage pain is critical. Opioids are necessary to perform surgery, make recovery from traumatic injuries possible, and can grant      ... MORE

Keith Weiner: The Doctor-Laborer Inversion

Clear thinking on minimum wage.  The battle over minimum wage is raging. Emotions are running hot. Some cities are setting the bar very high. For example, Seattle is mandating a $15/hour wage. Economically, the issue is very simple. Minimum wage laws do not raise anyone’s wage. This is because it’s not sustainable to overpay.  Suppose you run  ... MORE

Medical Doctors, Organizing To Restrict Your Freedom

by Mike Sweeney.     Going back over the last two to three years we have often encountered groups of medical doctors who are organizing, crafting a message, and implementing protocols which will enable them to strip a law abiding citizen of their Second Amendment rights. We first encountered the doctors at public forums, which were      ... MORE

214,000+ Doctors Opting Out Of Obamacare Exchanges

by Barbara Boland.      Over 214,000 doctors won't participate in the new plans under the Affordable Care Act (ACA,) analysis of a new survey by Medical Group Management Association shows. That number of 214,524, estimated by American Action Forum, is through May 2014, but appears to be growing due to plans that force doctors to take on     ... MORE