Category Archives: Health Care

Much Confusion Over Health Care

(Return to the Contents Topics page.) Here’s a recent “letter to the editor” we want to pass along, submitted by one of our guest bloggers, Janet Spitz, to the Albany Times Union (July 11, 2012).  Janet summarizes how “Obamacare” affects taxes, health insurance … Continue reading

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Of Nuts and Sluts; no Ifs, Ands or Buts

(Return to the Contents Topics page.) I am not ashamed to admit that, after more than a half century of close study, I don’t understand women.  This conclusion became impossible to deny after the last few weeks of unrelenting misogyny from self-identified … Continue reading

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Rape, Choice, and the Supernatural War on Women

(Return to the Contents Topics page.)  (Image provided by the “Life Begins at Conception” website) Today in America, women’s control over their reproductive choices, and the availability of related medical services, is under sharp attack.  Restrictive, controlling legislation is advanced by the … Continue reading

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Are You A Good Witch Or A Bad Witch?

(Return to the Contents Topics page.) This past week has had the distinct whiff of 1692 Salem about it.  Add together the Republican leadership’s firm contraception-is-bad stance, Rick Santorum’s increasingly publicized misogynistic rhetoric and the Virginia legislature’s punitive implementation of its misogyny and … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Health Care from a Practicing Physician

(Return to the Contents Topics page.) Poor medicine! So much of the healthcare mess has been blamed on our honorable profession, an art that dates back thousands of years to Hippocrates.  The art of medicine in America today, however, is … Continue reading

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Everyone Should Receive Best Care

(Return to the Contents Topics page.) The debate on healthcare reform in 2009 and 2010 was nothing short of surreal.  Now we must subject the arguments of those who want to eliminate Medicare rather than expand it, and who argue for … Continue reading

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Health Care

(Return to the Contents Topics page.) Rape, Choice, and the Supernatural War on Women – Weighing in on the rash of anti-contraception and invasive ultrasound legislation sweeping the nation. Thoughts on Health Care from a Practicing Physician: In this, our first … Continue reading

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Health Care Reform

 (Return to the Contents Topics page.) We’re Just Getting Started             We’re posting this note now to get thought processes started about the provision and cost of health care in America.  Health care is one of the big “entitlement” areas … Continue reading

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