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Why Real Health Care Reform Is Impossible

Posted September 29, 2009 | 12:10:42 (EST)

The simple answer is that the providers of health care are simply making too much money. Health care is a $2-trillion-a-year business. It's the biggest business in the United States. During the latest financial melt-down not one health care insurance company, drug company or medical device company rushed up to...

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Health Care Reform Begins in the Kitchen

Posted August 19, 2009 | 19:02:51 (EST)

An article in the August 13, 2009, issue of the Wall Street Journal has made the obvious very clear economically -- most health care costs come with increasing age, especially after age 65. Furthermore, most of these increasing health care costs are in the form of increased prescription drug usage....

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Thinking Outside the Box on Health Care Reform

Posted June 26, 2009 | 13:26:23 (EST)

The newest battleground for government intervention is health care. The numbers being thrown around are in the trillions, with the hope that there will be a long-term benefit for the economy. But with all the rhetoric about health care reform, no one seems to have asked the question, "Why are...

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We're Fighting the Wrong Pandemic

Posted May 27, 2009 | 14:00:00 (EST)

We have been deluged with reports about the coming swine flu pandemic and the potential deaths of thousands, if not millions, around the world. Like any good bureaucratic action, the response has been "shoot, ready, aim."

Hundreds of millions of dollars have been spent on mobilizing emergency centers, stockpiling anti-viral...

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