What do gun control and Medicare-for-all have in common? Talk to a victim of last month’s Las Vegas terror attack. After the worst mass shooting in modern American history that left over fifty dead, some of the hundreds wounded find themselves in a disturbing predicament: how to pay their mounting medical bills. As a result, they now […]
Last week, New York became the first state to institute a tuition-free college plan since state schools nationwide ended the practice in the 1960s. Now, a mere two signatures are all that’s required to cause New Yorkers to stand up again and shout, “I love New York!”– universal healthcare. Since last month’s failed Republican attempt to repeal President Obama’s […]
Mylon drug company has faced a firestorm of criticism after its dramatic EpiPen price hike. The EpiPen is an emergency, potentially lifesaving treatment for severe allergic reactions. The price of two EpiPens is now $500, whereas it was only $100 just a few years ago. Last year, former CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals Martin Shkreli increased […]
Many future American physicians have been training in Cuba for free. This fact exposes some fundamental flaws not only in the medical schools, but in the U.S. education system itself. Profit-Oriented Healthcare Not since Michael Moore’s 2007 documentary movie, “Sicko,” has such a brutal look at the sorry state of the healthcare system in the United […]
Sound the trumpets and gather round the entire family! Donald Trump has finally released his recommended replacement for the Affordable Care Act (ACA), which he just loves to say is a big mess. You may recall at the last GOP debate, Trump kept repeating the same phrase about eliminating the “lines between the states” to […]
One thing is a certainty in America, millions of Americans love to smoke weed (marijuana). For scores of citizens, firing up a bowl after a long day’s work around 4:20 or so is not only enjoyable and therapeutic, it’s healing as well. However, there is one huge problem. You can go to jail for it, […]
Here’s how insurance companies and hospitals team up to rob you. The cost of healthcare is much lower than you’d think.