Category Archives: Medical

Single-Payer Healthcare

It seems to me…. “The American public believes that health care is a right and not a commodity.” ~ Michael Moore[1]. As a basic requirement in order to belong to their club, Republicans are obligated to condemn the Affordable Care … Continue reading

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The ACA Is A Success

It seems to me…. “Love it or hate it, Obamacare is the law of the land. It was passed by Congress, signed into law by President Obama, declared constitutional by the U.S. Supreme Court, and ratified by a majority of … Continue reading

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U.S. Border Crisis

It seems to me… “A lasting solution, the possibility to begin a new life, is the only dignified solution for the refugee himself. “ ~ Poul Hartling, UN High Commissioner for Refugees, 1978‑1985. The U.S. has a humanitarian crisis on … Continue reading

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ACA Opportunities

It seems to me… “I voted for the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, not because I thought it was the best we could do, but because I thought it was a whole lot better than the current system.” ~ … Continue reading

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Improving Healthcare

It seems to me… “Modern medicine is a negation of health.  It isn’t organized to serve human health, but only itself, as an institution.  It makes more people sick than it heals.”  ~ Ivan Illich. The U.S. spends more on … Continue reading

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The Genetic Impact

It seems to me… “The science of genetics is in a transition period, becoming an exact science just as the chemistry in the times of Lavoisier, who made the balance an indispensable implement in chemical research.”  ~ Wilhelm Ludvig Johannsen, … Continue reading

Posted in Alzheimer's, Analysis, Biology, Breast, Cancer, Counseling, Discrimination, Environment, Genetics, Genomes, Genomics, Image, Machine Learning, Medical, Medical, Medical Diagnosis, Phenylketonuria, Physicians, Physiology, PKU, Treatment | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Healthcare Reform

It seems to me… “One in seven Americans, including more than 8 million children, does not have even basic healthcare coverage.” ~ Dave Reichert. Republican Presidential candidates are highly critical of what they derisively label as “Obamacare” and twenty-six states are … Continue reading

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