Tag: Healthcare
“Medicare for All” Is Not Free Health Care

Milton Friedman said there’s no such thing as a free lunch. If some people are consuming health care, someone has to pay for it. But that’s not my point here. Many people think that Medicare for All would mean the government would pay for everyone’s health care, so those receiving health care would have...
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Runaway Health Insurance Costs Under the Affordable Care Act

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) was supposed to make the cost of health insurance more affordable by slowing the rising trend of increases in health insurance costs. The controversial law was passed in 2010 on a strict party line vote, with nearly all Democrats in favor and all Republicans opposed.

Telemedicine Continues to Reach New Heights

Imagine you suddenly became injured and needed medical help quickly. How long would it take you to see a physician? For an increasing number of Americans, the answer may be concerning. According to a recent survey of 15 major metropolitan areas, wait times to see a physician for new patients increased by about 30...
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Single-Payer Bureaucracy Shelters Deadly Misconduct at the VA

A recent Washington Post article on the latest scandal at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs sheds light on how health care would work under a government-run single-payer system.

Trust Walmart’s Insulin to Save Lives

By making life-saving medication widely available and affordable, retailers like Walmart have undoubtedly saved lives and provided financial relieve for numerous patients in dire situations.

How Government Prolonged the Lobotomy

The use of the lobotomy in US medical history is a shocking and concerning event which continues to leave many asking how such a thing could happen.

“Chief Manufacturing Officer,” a New Twist in Presidential Candidates’ Debate Dialectic

Tim Ryan told the Detroit audience, he would create the new cabinet position of “chief manufacturing officer” so America could dominate the global electric vehicle market.

Bernie Sanders’ Windsor Trip, an Infomercial for Government Monopoly Health Care

Bernie Sanders starts with a button and sews on a coat that is one size for all.

The “Right” to “Free” Health Care and Education: A Brief History

The “rights” to “free” education and medical service come from the 1936 Constitution of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics.

Bernie Sanders Plans Trip to Windsor, Ontario, to Tout Canada’s Lower Drug Prices

Bernie Sanders failed to note that Canadians Frederick Banting and Charles Best invented insulin in the early 1920s. During his stay in Windsor, he might check out a few other realities. 

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