Betsy McCaughey

Betsy McCaughey, Ph.D., is a patient advocate, chairman and founder of the Committee to Reduce Infection Deaths, and a former Lt. Governor of New York State.

In China ‘Free’ Trade Means Steal What You Want


What can Democrat Chuck Schumer, Republican Marco Rubio, and President Trump agree on? Almost nothing, but they agree China is robbing America blind and has to be stopped. When the President slapped a punishing 25% tariff on $50 billion worth of Chinese goods starting July 6, his least likely GOP ally, Senator Marco Rubio (FL) […]

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Mission Act Won’t Help Dying Vietnam Vets


Tens of thousands of Vietnam vets, now in their sixties and early seventies, are carrying a dangerous parasite picked up in Asia called liver fluke. Many don’t know it, but it’s a ticking time bomb likely to kill them. President Trump just signed the Mission Act, which is supposed to help ailing vets get prompt […]

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The Dirt on Colonoscopies


If you haven’t had a colonoscopy, you’re not missing much, except a chance to save your life. Colon and rectal cancer rate are soaring among young and middle-aged adults. In response to the alarming data, last week the American Cancer Society called for screening beginning at age 45, instead of waiting to 50. And getting tested […]

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As O’Care Premiums Soar, Dems Lie 


America has a health insurance problem because politicians would rather lie about it than solve it. Obamacare regulations caused premiums for people buying their own insurance to more than double between 2013 and 2017, then soar even higher in 2018. With huge hikes predicted again in 2019, Obamacare will have caused premiums to triple in […]

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Uncle Sam’s Deadly Cancer Screening Advice


Beware. Many breast and prostate cancer patients are getting diagnosed late in the game because of Obamacare’s skimpy cancer screening regulations. Remember when President Obama repeatedly told Americans that greedy doctors were over-testing and over-treating them, and federal rules were needed to stop it? Now the evidence is in that some of those rules are killing us. […]

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Cosby Loses But So Does Our Legal System


The #MeToo movement is jubilant over the guilty verdict against Bill Cosby for molesting Andrea Constand fifteen years ago. But guilty or not, Cosby is guaranteed a fair trial. That’s the bedrock idea of our legal system. He didn’t get one. Camille Cosby’s statement on Thursday condemning her husband’s trial as unfair is largely true. […]

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Nationwide, Dems Attack ICE Instead of Crime


New York’s Governor Andrew Cuomo is threatening to sue the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency (ICE) for its ongoing raids to detain illegal immigrants wanted for serious crimes like assault and rape. A staggering 80% of those apprehended in recent ICE raids in New York were either convicted criminals or charged with crimes. But Cuomo’s siding with criminals […]

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Hospitals Pulling the Plug Against Families’ Wishes


Who decides whether your sick child lives or dies? You or the hospital? On Monday, the parents of 23-month-old Alfie Evans, who has extensive brain damage, were told their son’s life would be terminated by hospital staff. That night, the hospital turned off his ventilator. The hospital decreed “once all external signs of life have ceased,” […]

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South Dakota v. Wayfair Taxing the Internet

Will the Supreme Court OK the States’ Latest Tax Grab?


Here we go again. State politicians want to take more of your money. This time, their scheme is to tax everything you buy on the internet. On Tuesday, the money-grabbing states made their case to the United States Supreme Court. If the Justices go along with it, you’ll be paying more when you make a […]

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This Hospital Bed May Kill You


Danger lurks for hospital patients in a place they’d least expect it — the bed. Hospitals claim to disinfect beds in between patients. Don’t believe it. Data from four New York hospitals prove beds are full of germs. Patients are nearly six times as likely to come down with Staph, Strep, or another dangerous infection if […]

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