by | Mar 16, 2020

The coronavirus is reminding everyone that you cannot rely on government and that ultimately it is the private sector that will provide the solutions. Many non-medical government officials and members of the media are predicting massive cases of COVID-19 and…

by | Nov 28, 2019

Sacramento After news broke about a serious and sometimes deadly outbreak of vaping-related illnesses, my colleagues who work in the harm-reduction field — i.e., health activists who argue that smokers ought to reduce their potential harm by switching to less-deadly…

by | May 11, 2019

There is a real crisis in America. The severity of the crisis transcends religious and political boundaries. It has nothing to do with the shrinking of the ice caps; it has everything to do with the expansion of the waistbands….

by | Sep 5, 2018

Last week, the horrific facts behind baby Melanie Sanders’ death finally came to light. Just sixteen weeks old, she died after contracting a virus raging through the neonatal intensive care unit at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Medical staff who examined newborns’ eyes failed to…

by | Apr 11, 2018

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…

by | Feb 7, 2018

Under President Obama, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention sent money and staff to distant parts of the globe while neglecting life-threatening health crises under our noses. Dr. Thomas Frieden, who headed the CDC then, is joining a chorus…

by | Jan 11, 2017

If confirmed as Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS), Rep. Tom Price — as a former Chairman of the House Budget Committee and a practicing doctor — will bring a unique perspective that will help address the problem of…

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