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Category: Health

Wyeth chooses profits over ethics

We’ve all heard of ghostwriters. They get paid to write an article or book for someone else, and that someone publishes the work as his own. (You didn’t think all […]

Gov. Mitt Romney

Health care reform: Mass fail

Mitt Romney appeared on one of today’s Sunday morning talk shows and was bragging yet again about the great success of the state health care plan instituted when he was […]

Psst, want to buy a bridge?

*** Rant Warning *** What to do about health care costs. What to do … I got an email today from Senators Leahy, Durbin, and Schumer asking me to sign […]

Health care reform? In your dreams

So now the American Medical Association has come out against public health insurance. They were, if you’ll recall, one of the groups that rushed to sign a letter to Pres. […]

Putting patients first

I was deeply saddened yesterday to hear that Dr. George Tiller’s family had decided to close his Wichita, Kans., women’s clinic. Certainly no one could blame them. After years of […]

By their deeds, we shall know them

Dr. George Tiller was shot and killed today during Sunday services at his church in Wichita, Kansas. He was married, the father of four, and the grandfather of ten. Tiller […]

Using their indoor voices

With more grace, tact, and diplomacy than the other principals managed to display this week, President Obama delivered his commencement address today to Notre Dame’s Class of 2009. The controversy […]

Don’t computerize my doctor

One of the first savings/efficiencies mentioned in the discussion of health care costs was greater implementation of electronic record keeping. Makes sense, right? After all, this is the computer age, […]