Medical Economics

May 9, 2022

Study compares COVID-19 cognitive effects to 20 years of natural brain aging

A small study published in eClinicalMedicine reported that cognitive impairment caused by severe COVID is equivalent to 20 years of aging or the loss of 10 IQ […]
May 8, 2022

Very nice article featuring my dad and the book about his heroics – At First Light

Last Sunday, I was so pleased to be reading our local newspaper, the Pulitzer-Prize-Winning Colorado Springs Gazette, when I came across an unexpected surprise – a […]
May 7, 2022

SNEAK PEAK – Part Six – At First Light: A True World War II Story of a Hero, His Bravery, and an Amazing Horse

With the permission of my publisher, for the month of April, I’m giving you a SNEAK PEEK of the first five chapters of my latest book […]
May 6, 2022

Vaping may lead to inflammatory changes in organs

Studies in humans and animals have found that using e-cigarettes can contribute to inflammatory changes in the heart, brain, colon, and lungs. A new study of mice […]
May 5, 2022

Too much vitamin C potentially dangerous

ConsumerLab.com is reporting on an observational study among nearly 10,000 adults (average age 46) in the U.S. who were followed for about 10 years that found […]
May 4, 2022

COVID Vaccines saved 2.2M lives in U.S. in over 15 months

Efforts to vaccinate the U.S. population against COVID-19 prevented an estimated 17 million hospitalizations, more than 2.2 million deaths, and nearly $900 billion in health care […]
May 3, 2022

Most people do NOT need a daily low-dose aspirin

CNN reports that “after years of recommending regular aspirin to prevent heart attack and stroke,” scientists with the U.S. Preventive Service Task Force (USPSTF) “now see little […]
May 2, 2022

Research weighs risks and benefits of melatonin use

When slumber doesn’t come naturally, some are turning to melatonin, an over-the-counter sleep aid that often is mistaken for a supplement. But could the risk of melatonin […]
August 4, 2009

Conservative protestors overwhelm healthcare townhall meetings

In my blog yesterday, I joined other conservatives in encouraging you to be sure to contact your congressmen during their August recess back home. I said, […]
August 5, 2009

Liberals Demonizing Middle America

In a recent blog I encouraged you to talk to your Congressmen during the August break about your feelings about what they are trying to do […]
August 9, 2009

Concerns About the HR3200 Healthcare Reform Bill

A fellow named Fred wrote this to me: “Don’t you have your own ideas, Doc? How would you propose to fix the system? Evidently it is […]
August 11, 2009

One side says no ‘death panel’ in health care bill

Former Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin says the health care overhaul bill would set up a “death panel.” Federal bureaucrats would play God, ruling on […]
August 11, 2009

Concerns about the end of life provisions in the healthcare bill

Sarah Palin is making headlines again, this time by expressing her views on the national debate over healthcare reform. In a Facebook blog entry, Palin wrote, […]
August 11, 2009

White House Reality Check Web Site Doesn’t Dispute Abortion in Health Care Plan

President Barack Obama’s administration has released a new web site to supposedly debunk the myths opponents are using to criticize the Congressional health care proposals he […]