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Free market health care works: Here’s how

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Progressive statists are loathe to admit it but when left to its own devices, free-market capitalism trumps, by far, any other economic system that has ever been devised in the history of Mankind, bar none. The fact that under such a system the United States grew to become, by far, the world’s largest economy should be proof enough of this, but progressive ...

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This is what healthcare reform should look like

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Dr. Deborah Peel is probably the country’s foremost advocate for patient privacy, and in a recent TED talk, she discussed the concept as it relates to today’s modern, interconnected and wired society. In her talk, Peel discussed how often electronic medical records are breached, if not by hackers then by government agencies like the IRS and Department of Health and Human Services, ...

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Taxation without representation defines Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion

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“Taxation without representation” was a cornerstone of the American colonists’ myriad of disagreements with Great Britain’s King George prior to the War of Independence, and still today, it is a slogan that adorns a number of license plates in the nation’s capital, Washington, D.C. – though the capital is established by the Constitution not as a voting “state” but as ...

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Highly infectious chikungunya virus poised to infect US

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A virus that was once contained to Asia and Africa has spread into the Caribbean and is set to break out in the United States. The chikungunya (chik-un-GUN-ya) virus causes immobilizing pain, high fever, headache, nausea, vomiting and rash. Chikungunya means “to become contorted,” in reference to the hunched posture infected people get from the severe joint pain. Those infected may suffer recurring joint pain long ...

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Rescuing the poor: The GOP’s Obamacare alternatives

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When Barack Obama was crisscrossing the country in 2008 and 2009 “selling” Obamacare to the masses, one of his oft-repeated claims was that as a result of his signature legislation, health insurance rates would decrease by $2,500 a year: That claim, along with several others Obama has made regarding the Affordable Care Act, has, of course, proven false. Did the ...

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Kathleen Sebelius resigns amidst Obamacare fail

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Kathleen Sebelius resigns as Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS). President Barack Obama will announce the resignation of Sebelius and the appointment of Sylvia Mathews Burwell Friday morning, though it’s been reported that Sebelius offered her resignation earlier this week. Sebelius oversaw the disaster of the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) and is associated with its ...

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Release of Medicare information reveals corruption in government health system

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The release of information in the Medicare claims database could be the next big thing in the realm of patients’ rights. While Big Medicine operatives contested the release of the information, opening the records has already shed light on misappropriation of money and political favoritism. The Medicare claims database is a collection of organized data displaying what physicians or health ...

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