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AAPS News January 2023 – FTX and the ‘Great Reset’

Volume 79, no. 1  January 2023 The world is experiencing many crises simultaneously: war, financial instability, civil unrest, looming shortages of food and energy, political chaos—and of course continued fear of COVID and predicted future […]

Damar Hamlin Matters to You

By Jane M. Orient, M.D. Millions of people saw Buffalo Bills player Damar Hamlin collapse on the football field on January 2. He was tackled, fell down, and at first stood up. Even to aficionados […]

Did the Grinch Steal Christmas in Your Town?

By Jane M. Orient, M.D. The killjoys who cancelled a lot of Dr. Seuss’s delightful books didn’t get around to How the Grinch Stole Christmas—yet. But comparing what I have seen this season with the […]

AAPS News December 2022 – A Trans World

Volume 78, no. 12 “Orwellian” is an apt term to describe the total surveillance in our world. But the radical transformation from traditional culture and morality (“Victorianism”) to modernism began decades before Orwell. The starkest […]

What a Strange Time to Be a Child

By Marilyn M. Singleton, MD, JD – https://marilynsingletonmdjd.com/ Cultures and societies progress, generally in a more civil, moral, ethical direction. Look at our evolution from practices in ancient Greece. Several hundred years ago B.C., Greek […]

AAPS News November 2022 – Iatrogenocide

 Volume 78, no. 11  The term “iatrogenesis” (doctor-generated) was introduced into social science in 1976 by Ivan Illich in his book Medical Nemesis. Illich attacks the overmedicalization of society. This is part of the excessive professionalizing and […]