Health care (page 4)

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    One Doctor’s COVID Concerns Explained

    Dr. Steve Karp writes at the American Thinker about issues raised by dubious COVID-19 policies. Until recently, the practice of medicine was based more on science, less on science fiction. Even when science fiction acted as foreshadowing, hard evidence was required to turn fiction into non-fiction. We are…
    Mitch Kokai, August 30, 2021
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    Science: Natural immunity is “much greater immunity”

    Even for an administration known to color well outside the lines of science and data, Cohen's comment was ignorant of an impressive and growing body of research into the immunity effects of fighting off a Covid-19 infection — and how the natural immunity is stronger and more robust than vaccine-induced immunity. Science, the magazine of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, acknowledges more science and data on the subject.
    Jon Sanders, August 27, 2021
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    Masking Young Children Criticized

    Michael Brendan Dougherty writes for National Review Online about a troubling response to COVID-19. When I found out that our local school district would begin the school year with staff and students in masks — again — I asked what measurement they were using to determine when this…
    Mitch Kokai, August 27, 2021
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    Significant Certificate-of-Need Reforms On The Way To The Governor’s Desk

    SB 462 which makes changes to NC’s outdated and draconian Certificate of Need (CON) laws is on its way to Governor Cooper’s desk. The John Locke Foundation has advocated for CON reform for decades. CON laws drive up costs, limit access and impede quality of health care.  Although…
    Becki Gray, August 25, 2021
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    New Carolina Journal Online Features

    David Bass reports for Carolina Journal Online on a Senate committee’s vote to approve a bill banning indoctrination in public schools. John Hood’s CJ Opinion explains why certificate-of-need laws are too risky.
    Mitch Kokai, August 25, 2021
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    Government Continually Shifts COVID Goals

    Grace Curley writes for the American Spectator about the federal government’s changing COVID-19 goalposts. Biden rails against the governors of Texas and Florida, while somehow neglecting Louisiana, a nearby southern state with a similarly high number of ‘cases’ (which are not to be confused with deaths or even…
    Mitch Kokai, August 23, 2021
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    Is There Something In the Medicare Report They Don’t Want Us To See?

    A family member asked me a fascinating question recently: How many Americans are covered by Medicare? She is, and she’s curious about all the news reports that Democrats want to make more people eligible for the government insurance intended for those 65 and over. Here’s what the Kaiser…
    Donna Martinez, August 17, 2021
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    Vaccine, Mask Mandates as a ‘Purge’ of GOP Voters

    Joy Pullmann of the Federalist sees a partisan political angle in the latest bouts of mask and vaccine mandates. Myriad Republican lawmakers are standing idly by, letting their voters be threatened with not being able to support their families or access education due to their medical and political…
    Mitch Kokai, August 10, 2021