Health Policy

Careful What You Wish For: How Republican Attorneys General’s Attack on the ACA Could Trigger Medicare for All

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By MIKE MAGEE Cautionary tales are timeless. Take for example Aesop’s Fables, from 620 BC, which included the advisory, “Be careful what you wish for lest it come true.” Trump and the Republicans who oppose the ACA take heed. You may be inadvertently taking the… Read More »Careful What You Wish For: How Republican Attorneys General’s Attack on the ACA Could Trigger Medicare for All

Thriving in COVID Times

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By KIM BELLARD These are, no question, hard times, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  In the U.S., we’re closing in on 180,000 deaths in the U.S.  Some 40 million workers lost their jobs, and over 30 million are still receiving unemployment benefits.  Hundreds of thousands,… Read More »Thriving in COVID Times

Take Your Mom to Work

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By KIM BELLARD If you are a working mom, or married to one, or simply know one, you know that it is tough to balance a job and raising a child even under ideal circumstances.  Even if she has a supportive spouse, chances are that… Read More »Take Your Mom to Work

Repurposing a Universally Installed EHR App Into an Effective COVID-19 Early Detection System

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By SCOTT WEINGARTEN, MD COVID-19 exposed our country’s lack of centralized coordination when it comes to managing and preventing disease spread. Today, our public health system relies on flawed data and obsolete technology that fails to accurately track current and suspected cases, risk stratify patients,… Read More »Repurposing a Universally Installed EHR App Into an Effective COVID-19 Early Detection System

The 2020 Pandemic Election

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The 2020 US election will be vicious, with a nasty pandemonium following a nasty pandemic. By SAURABH JHA, MD When the COVID-19 pandemic is dissected in the 2020 presidential election debates, Donald Trump will be at a disadvantage. The coronavirus has killed over 100,000 Americans… Read More »The 2020 Pandemic Election

The Lancet’s editor: ‘The UK’s response to coronavirus is the greatest science policy failure for a generation’

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Richard Horton does not hold back in his criticism of the UK’s response to the pandemic and the medical establishment’s part in backing fatal government decisions Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage There is a school of thought that says now is… Read More »

The Lancet’s editor: ‘The UK’s response to coronavirus is the greatest science policy failure for a generation’