Medical Economics

August 17, 2021

Disturbing overlap between long-haul COVID and Alzheimer’s

The findings from multiple studies made public at an Alzheimer’s Association International Conference suggest some worrisome overlaps between long-haul COVID and Alzheimer’s disease.
August 14, 2021

The American Diet May Be More Deadly Than Smoking

A recent study published in Lancet analyzed the diets of people in 195 countries. Then they estimated the impact of poor diets on the risk of […]
August 14, 2021

The American Diet May Be More Deadly Than Smoking

A recent study published in Lancet analyzed the diets of people in 195 countries. Then they estimated the impact of poor diets on the risk of […]
August 13, 2021

Drug Discount Cards

There’s been a lot of debate about discount cards, coupons, and other prescription drug cost savings programs. Should you consider them? What do you need to know?
August 13, 2021

Drug Discount Cards

There’s been a lot of debate about discount cards, coupons, and other prescription drug cost savings programs. Should you consider them? What do you need to know?
August 12, 2021

Fake Beef

The latest fad in the “vegetarian” and “healthy food” categories involves a slew of so-called “plant-based fake meats” that purport to be healthier for people and […]
August 11, 2021

Loneliness dramatically increasing among teenagers who use smartphones or the Internet too much

A recent study published in the Journal of Adolescence finds that “feelings of loneliness among teenagers rose sharply between 2012 and 2018” in almost every country studied […]
August 11, 2021

Loneliness dramatically increasing among teenagers who use smartphones or the Internet too much

A recent study published in the Journal of Adolescence finds that “feelings of loneliness among teenagers rose sharply between 2012 and 2018” in almost every country studied […]
November 2, 2009

Christian Medical Association Labels House Healthcare Bill an “Overdose” That Threatens Patient-Physician Relationship

The 16,000-member Christian Medical Association, the nation’s largest faith-based associaation of physicians, today said that the 2,000-page healthcare overhaul bill (HR 3962) introduced in the House […]
November 5, 2009

The Grass Is Not Always Greener: A Look at National Health Care Systems Around the World – Part 8 – Spain

In the midst of our national debate about healthcare reform, people on both sides of the debate seem to pick and choose among the facts and […]
November 12, 2009

The Grass Is Not Always Greener: A Look at National Health Care Systems Around the World – Part 9 – Italy

In the midst of our national debate about healthcare reform, people on both sides of the debate seem to pick and choose among the facts and […]
November 21, 2009

The Grass Is Not Always Greener: A Look at National Health Care Systems Around the World – Part 10 – Switzerland

In the midst of our national debate about healthcare reform, people on both sides of the debate seem to pick and choose among the facts and […]
December 2, 2009

NOW the healthcare reform debate begins

Healthcare Reform that Most Americans Support Christian Medical Association Labels House Healthcare Bill an “Overdose” That Threatens Patient-Physician Relationship Yesterday, the United States Senate began debating […]
January 12, 2010

Twelve Reasons Why the Senate Health Care Bill Should Alarm Each of Us

My friend, family physician and U.S. Senator Tom Coburn, MD, has my undying respect and admiration. When he speaks, I listen. So, his most recent piece […]