Health

The Road to Serfdom is Paved with Good Intentions

Contributor & author: Marilyn M. Singleton, MD, JD, (San Francisco) board-certified anesthesiologist, professor and Association of American Physicians and Surgeons Board of Directors member,

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA/ “ObamaCare”) sounds as though our best interests were at the heart of the legislation. But so far, the 400,000-word law that nobody read has spawned some 12 million words in regulations. Now these regulations that even fewer people read are coming between you and that doctor you…

Dr. Alieta Eck is front-runner to replace retiring incumbent Democrat Congressman

She has the experience on the front lines of American medicine necessary to help get the government out of the way and put patients back in control.Please take a short moment to show your support for U.S. House Candidate (and AAPS Past President) Alieta Eck, MD in the online poll here: http://www.nj.com/politics/index.ssf/2014/02/poll_who_should_replace_rush_holt_in_congress.html Today, incumbent Democrat Congressman Rush…

Free Crack Pipes and the Hidden Gospel in America

Luke Hamilton.

“We want everyone to feel good. There is no room in Obamatopia for anyone to suffer deprivation, be it physical, emotional, or social. That is unless you believe in limited government or unalienable rights. Then it’s a one-way ticket out of the land of milk and tolerance into a railcar bound for Camp Re-education; but…

Warning: Government Can Be Harmful to Your Health

In 1989, a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)-sponsored study tested an experimental measles vaccine on 1,500 six-month old Black and Hispanic babies in Los Angeles. The CDC admitted in 1996 that parents were never informed that the vaccine was experimental.  By Marilyn M. Singleton, MD, JD., http://www.aapsonline.org/ Trust in our government was a mere…

Free Markets in Healthcare Aren’t “Broken” – Just Not Allowed to Work

  By Elizabeth Lee Vliet, MD http://www.aapsonline.org/ Democrats excel at “message discipline”—sticking to talking points whether their script is factually correct or not. Repeated often enough, the script becomes “truth.” Democrats’ script says: “The U.S. healthcare system is broken. Free-markets didn’t work; we can’t go back to what was, even if Obamacare has problems.” This script…

The High Cost of Free Care by Marilyn M. Singleton

The High Cost of Free Care                                                                                       By Marilyn M. Singleton, MD, JD., (http://www.aapsonline.org/index.php/search/9b39960d73c87c97df2ba9160aa8d6c2/) When I signed in for my yearly mammogram the receptionist announced with a wry smile, “No co-pay this time,…

Why do we have a Medicaid Program? by Dr. Aleta Eck, M.D.

           A Star Ledger headline reads: “ObamaCare fuels applicant boom for NJ Medicaid—Advocate hails 35% increase in October.” Almost 22,000 new applications were filed in October, up from 16,000 in September. Is this a triumph? Was a 990-page law needed to accomplish this? The taxpayers will have to fork over $5,000 per applicant…