Tag Archives: Health

Dear Congress: How to Repeal & Replace Obamacare

Dear Congress, my suggestion for a simple an clean “repeal and replace” plan for Obamacare. Continue reading

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Health Services – Capitulating Out The Gate

The problem with the Republican Plan is that it tinkers and does not address the fundamental issues. The Feds ought not to be in the Health Services business at all. Continue reading

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Interesterified Fats – How Evil?

How bad are “interesterified” fats in a diet? Continue reading

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Fox (and CNN to some extent) on the wrong side of vaccination

A short rant about the stupidity of the present ranting about Measles and the desire by power mongers to have forced vaccination. Continue reading

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Arsenic Rice Scare

A brewing panic over arsenic in rice, and why you ought to ignore it. Also why having The Government controlling your food supply and medical care is a Very Bad Idea. Or: “Lord save me from the tyranny of Idiot Experts. -E.M.Smith” Continue reading

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Cancer? Take an Aspirin

Seems that Aspirin can prevent, and even help cure, some cancers. Continue reading

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Uganda Ebola One Patient Away From Disaster

The Ebola outbreak in Uganda is a strain named Sudan and has slightly lower lethality than some strains and slightly higher ability to spread. It has reached an urban center, so is worth watching. Continue reading

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