Hilda Molina in Buenos Aires September 23, 2009Alvaro Vargas Llosa BUENOS AIRES—A few weeks ago, Hilda Molina, a delicate, soft-spoken neurosurgeon, obtained an improbable victory against Cuba’s regime when she left Havana and joined her son and grandchildren in Argentina. Listening to her story in a Buenos Aires restaurant, I could not keep from thinking that […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Eating Junk Food Could Fatten Your Tax Bill September 17, 2009William F. Shughart IIWashington Examiner, San Francisco Examiner Alarmed by a tripling of obesity rates among U.S. children over the past 30 years—nearly one in five of today’s adolescents is claimed to be obese—the Institute of Medicine and the National Research Council issued a report just […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Are There Really 47 Million Americans Who Can’t Afford Health Insurance? July 13, 2009Dominick T. ArmentanoAustin Business Journal, Bonita Daily News An editorial in this month’s 2009 AARP Bulletin repeats the same bromide heard almost nightly on the MSM news: That there are currently 47 million Americans without health insurance. The AARP editorial goes on to argue that […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
How To Get a Liver When You Need One June 30, 2009Alexander T. TabarrokForbes.com Every year the shortage of human transplant organs grows worse. The number of patients waiting for transplants has increased five-fold since 1990, rising from 20,000 to just over 100,000 today. Annually, thousands die while waiting. The system isn’t working and is riddled […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Being Fat May Soon be a Sin June 25, 2009William F. Shughart IISan Jose Mercury News, Monitor, Medina County Gazette, Star-Ledger, Bangor Daily News, Derrick, Dispatch, News-Herald, Philadelphia Inquirer, Vindicator, Portland Press-Herald, Centre Daily Times History, as Franklin Delano Roosevelt once remarked, does in fact repeat itself. Not long after taking office as the nation’s first […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
COALITION FOR PATIENT PRIVACY February 2, 2009 Honorable Harry ReidMajority LeaderUnited States Senate522 Hart Senate Office BuildingWashington, DC 20510 Dear Senator Reid: Congress has taken critical steps to protect Americans’ jobs and opportunities by including essential privacy protections with the promotion of health information technology (health IT) in the American Recovery and Reinvestment […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Mugabe’s Cholera December 24, 2008Alvaro Vargas Llosa WASHINGTON—Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe has been blaming the cholera epidemic that has already killed 1,100 people and may have infected 20,000 others, along with a famine that threatens another 5 million, on—who else?—Western colonialism. But both are of his own making and should shame most of the 14 governments, led […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Lee McGuire of KHOU-TV News on "Doctors may have found a way to destroy HIV": Paul and his team have zeroed in on a section of a key protein in HIV’s structure that does not mutate. "The virus needs at least one constant region, and that is the essence of calling it the Achilles heel," […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Foggy Science In London May 23, 2008S. Fred Singer Tomorrow, May 24, the G-8 environment ministers will be in Japan to commence their annual meeting. Back in London, though, the world’s oldest science academy, the Royal Society of London, recently has become a vocal advocate of climate alarmism. RS fellows have included Isaac Newton and […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Ashley Katz Patient Privacy Rights (512) 732-033 or (512) 897-6390 firstname.lastname@example.org www.patientprivacyrights.org 25 NATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS URGE PRIVACY IN E-PRESCRIBING What Could Be Scary About E-Prescribing? Plenty. Washington, DC – Twenty five organizations, including the ACLU, the Republican Liberty Caucus, the American Council for the Blind and the National Association of Social […]Continue Reading... No Comments.