1601 N. Tucson Blvd. Suite 9 Tucson, AZ 85716-3450 Phone: (800) 635-1196 Hotline: (800) 419-4777 Association of American Physicians and Surgeons, Inc. A Voice for Private Physicians Since 1943Omnia pro aegroto Volume 61, No. 8 August 2005 IT AND CENTRAL PLANNING Centrally planned utopias have been such disastrous failures throughout the world to date that […]
1601 N. Tucson Blvd. Suite 9 Tucson, AZ 85716-3450 Phone: (800) 635-1196 Hotline: (800) 419-4777 Association of American Physicians and Surgeons, Inc. A Voice for Private Physicians Since 1943Omnia pro aegroto Volume 56, No. 1 January 2000 ONE AT A TIME Alexander Solzhenitsyn was once asked how the Soviets had managed to enslave the Russian […]
Volume 63, No. 10 October 2007 HEALTH CARE/COVERAGE…OR ELSE The flawed assumptions underlying most “health care reform” are plainest in the plan put forth by John Edwards. Not only does his plan require that everybody be covered. “It requires that everybody get preventive care,” Edwards told a crowd in Iowa. “If you are going to […]
Index to AAPS News, August, 1986-April, 2006 3M and medical procedure codes 3/01,2 AAFP 1/94,2; 4/94,2 AAFP 10/00,2 AAFP 2/01,3 AAFP 2/02,2 AAFP, stand on universal coverage 10/99,2 AAN on right to die 12/03,1 AAP 1/94,2 AAP 10/00,2 AAP vaccine refusal form 4/06,2 AAPS associate membership 9/93,4 AAPS Medicare survey 1999 10/99,2 AAPS Non-Participation Policy […]
Volume 53, No. 12 December 1997 A POISON PILL At the time the Clinton Health Security Act was still being considered as a whole, The New Republic (2/7/94) published the article entitled “No Exit” by Elizabeth McCaughey, who is now Lieutenant Governor of New York. Ms. McCaughey wrote: “The bill guarantees you a package of […]
Volume 70, no. 1 PolitiFact called the promise that “if you like your health plan, you can keep your health plan” the Lie of the Year. Is the Chief Executive the Liar in Chief—or should we consider other worthy candidates for a Time “Man of the Year” type award? Not accepting the “Obama fooled us” […]
The latest fad, a “free” smartphone app called Pokémon GO, has reportedly exceeded even Twitter and pornography in popularity. One hospital has banned it for employees because they were glued to their screens instead of interacting with patients.
According to the dictionary or common usage, to discriminate means to make a distinction, say between right and wrong, or good quality and poor quality. Virtually every decision we make when faced with more than one option involves discrimination.
Volume 72, no. 6 June 2016 Act I of the saga to socialize medicine and destroy private medicine in America arguably began in 1965, with the passage of Medicare, then Medicaid. Almost immediately, the cost escalation began, as predicted by AAPS. Before 10 years had passed, the federal government was already violating the promises enshrined […]
AAPS News April 2016 – Death Care Apr 9, 2016 Volume 72, no. 4 April 2016 In the post-Hippocratic, post-Christian, post-modern era, facilitating or even causing death is becoming a form of treatment, often called “end-of-life” care. This is now supposed to be voluntary, although the decision might be made decades prior to the event. […]