February can be rough, and so I tossed a jacket in the car before we left the house. It was another brutal mid-winter day in Northern California when my wife and I left to meet my sister and her husband in Lodi. Yes - it was 68 degrees...
In 1965 Congress created the Medicaid program for families on [...]
As promised, Donald Trump is winning. An assault on American culture and values, aided by Congress and a press too interested in chasing the next scandal, is permitting Donald Trump to march from victory to victory.
Perhaps it is okay that the Senate and House are working to reconcile a tax bill that will benefit the rich at the expense of the rest of the nation. We exist in the “double-down on failure, double-down on immorality” era of American politics.
The arguments against a single payer system arise from awarding the government more control over our lives and health. Arguments for single payer system include decreasing the administrative burden that drives healthcare costs.
The “flu” occurs as a seasonal epidemic caused by the influenza virus. It begins in October, slowly ramps up to a peak from December through February and then ramps down over the next couple of months with a few cases still being recorded as late as May.
I highlight two components of a recent executive order that demonstrate a lack of understanding of the relationship between insurance companies, providers and individuals, and how this willful ignorance is harmful.
A nation's health system is a reflection of its values, [...]
The question of age as a factor in ethical decision-making [...]