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The solution to the 40 million plus Americans without health insurance may lie in our prison system. The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in 1976 that inmates have a constitutional right to health care. (What a great country!) If we could criminalize failing to have health insurance and (this is...
Allstate Insurance Co. has a split personality. Its TV/advertising personality is the Good Hands People. Its internal, claims-processing personality is similar to Mike Tyson's. Fayette case puts Allstate tactics to test In lawsuits in New Orleans and across the country, Allstate Insurance Co....
It is frightening to know there is a tortured soul in Washington, D.C., who is likely to influence every aspect of our society for, possibly, four decades while barely containing a seething resentment over events that occurred more than 15 years ago. Clarence Thomas Book Portrays a Tortured...
In Ohio, a man accused of murder is concerned about getting an impartial jury. I say let the man have a jury of his peers - police officers. Attorneys Thinking About Jury Impartiality In High-Profile Case CANTON- Lawyers considered Friday whether an impartial jury can be found in the northeast...
Over at Bad Science Ben Goldacre discusses the placebo effect. Now as I have said so many times before, the placebo effect is not about a sugar pill, it's about the cultural meaning of a treatment, and our expectations: we know from research that two sugar pills are more effective than one, that a...
Sometimes it's better to be a mouse than a man. Report assails FDA oversight of clinical trials Federal investigator says little done to ensure patient safety WASHINGTON - The Food and Drug Administration does very little to ensure the safety of the millions of people who participate in...
People like me are responsible for the following falling dominoes: filing medical malpractice lawsuits against emergency room physicians, creating litigation paranoia among ER physicians, resulting in the practice of defensive medicine by cover-your-ass ER docs, who order costly medical testing and...
The Axis of Evil has gained a new member. Greedy Capitalist Manipulates Public Opinion George Soros is known for funding groups such as MoveOn.org that seek to manipulate public opinion. We can't do anything about Soros for the moment - but he is a man bent on evil and who will stop at nothing...
Are hospital infections actually rising by over 7 percent each year? Or, is the apparent increase just a mirage resulting from hospitals doing a better job? Upward Trend In Frequency And Cost Of Infections In US Hospitals A new review of inpatient data from US hospitals shows that the number of...