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The Tuskegee Experiment at 45: Have Public-Health Programs Been Vindicated?

HealthU.S. History

Blog11/16/2017
Public health officials have a long history of ignoring basic human rights.

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UK's National Health Service Moves to Cut Healthcare for Smokers and the Obese

HealthTaxes and Spending

Blog11/09/2017
To cut government expenses, the NHS has declared that smokers and the obese will be limited in the healthcare procedures they're allowed to receive.

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Big Pharma Makes Drugs that Please Regulators, Not Customers

Bureaucracy and RegulationHealth

Blog10/27/2017
In a free market, consumers hold the power to punish producers for pushing dangerous products. But today, the FDA has short-circuited that market.

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America's History of Self Medicating: Opioids versus Alcohol

Big GovernmentHealth

Blog10/25/2017
No drug czar is needed, and the DEA can go home as well. People will self-medicate one way or another, with the government's blessing or without.

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Can Trump and Rand Paul Save Healthcare?

Bureaucracy and RegulationHealth

Blog10/19/2017
Trump's new healthcare order is a good first step. But now new providers must overcome barriers imposed by decades of federal meddling.

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Bernie Sanders's "Medicare for All" is Good for None

Bureaucracy and RegulationHealthTaxes and Spending

Blog10/02/2017
Sanders’s plan would artificially set provider fees well below market levels — and would force physicians and hospitals out of business.

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Seattle Seahawks Flee America for Medical Treatment

Big GovernmentHealth

Blog08/31/2017
America’s best athletes have been forced to leave the US for treatment because of the Food and Drug Administration.

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The Real Cause of America's Opioid Epidemic

HealthLegal SystemU.S. History

Blog08/20/2017
The real cause of this epidemic is various government policies and the real solution is the dismantling of those same policies, in perpetuum.

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Why Some Pharmaceuticals Are So Expensive

HealthTaxes and Spending

Blog08/13/2017
Before we can make health care affordable, we must confront why a previously affordable commodity has become unaffordable.

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To Fix Healthcare, We Need to Repeal a Lot More than Obamacare

Bureaucracy and RegulationHealthTaxes and Spending

Blog07/18/2017
The focus on Obamacare as the source of all our health-care woes has distracted us from the real foundations of the healthcare mess.

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