HHS regulations addressing “Nondiscrimination in Health Programs and Activities” went into effect in July. These regulations implement Section 1557 of the “Affordable Care Act.”
By Marilyn Singleton, MD, JD Hillary Clinton recently said that half of Donald Trump supporters belonged in the “basket of deplorables” and were irredeemable. Many believe that Dr. Samuel Mudd, the physician who treated John […]
Medicine is at a “critical inflection point,” write Victor Dzau and J. Michael McGinnis of the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) and Mark McClellan of Duke University (JAMA 8/16/16). The NAM is launching a massive initiative on “Vital Directions for Health Care” at a Sep 26 meeting in Washington, D.C., (http://tinyurl.com/z4shr2b), bringing together more than 100 “trusted health and health care leaders” to “ensure nonpartisan, evidence-based analysis” in the context of the upcoming change in administration.
by Gerard J. Gianoli, M.D. – http://EarAndBalance.net Imagine, if you would, that tomorrow Donald Trump suffers a concussion. Suppose he trips on a flight of stairs, falling down and hitting his head. The head injury […]
By Jane M. Orient, M.D. Some Republicans as well as Democrats have used the term “unfit to serve” about Donald Trump, based on things he said, and what they assume he might have meant. Surely […]
The Zika virus has arrived in a trendy area in North Miami, Florida. The numbers are so far few, but unlike the more than 1,600 other Zika-infected patients in the U.S., these patients had no history of travel to outbreak areas or known contact with people who had such a history.
Watch Wait Till It’s Free: Free through July 12. “If you think health care is expensive now, wait until you see what it costs when it’s free.” ~P.J. O’Rourke The “Affordable Care Act” is predictably proving […]
60th Annual MeetingAssociation of American Physicians and SurgeonsPoint Clear, Alabama, September 17-19, 2003 WHEREAS: the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons stands on the principles of the Hippocratic Oath, which oath clearly opposes abortion of […]