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Sally C. Pipes is President and CEO of the Pacific Research Institute. Her latest book is “The Top Ten Myths of American Health Care: A Citizen’s Guide.” Follow her on Twitter @sallypipes.
On November First, Obamacare's exchanges will open for business, and Americans without employer-sponsored or individual coverage will be able to select their health insurance plans for the upcoming year.
The U.S. healthcare system is a mess. Premiums and deductibles are soaring. Consumers have fewer choices when it comes to doctors and hospitals. And the United States could be short 90,000 physicians within a decade.
A very splintered Supreme Court has upheld Obamacare, almost in its entirety. One small provision --- which would have allowed the feds to withdraw the funding they give states for their Medicaid programs if they declined to expand them --- was rejected.
Macular degeneration is a common cause of blindness in older populations and a debilitating condition that affected my own mother later in life. Regulators around the world continue to debate whether Lucentis or Avastin, a drug developed to treat cancer, should be the preferred treatment for patients suffering from wet age-related macular degeneration, or AMD.
Let’s say you’re an elected leader faced with a tough decision about how to revive the lagging economy.
With the gubernatorial election tomorrow, Jerry Brown appears to have opened up a sizeable lead. Women are emerging as a bulwark of support for Brown, as they favor him by 21 points, according to the latest Los Angeles Times/USC poll.
“How do you know when a politician is lying?”, asks the hoary joke. His lips are moving.
President Obama’s health care reform package was just a week old when it started to cost taxpayers more money.