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Brit Hume: Abortion debate ‘the most enduring moral, political issue of our time’

The pro-choice versus pro-life debate is the “most enduring moral and political issue of our time,” Fox News senior political analyst Brit Hume said Wednesday. Continue reading

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Health policy analyst: Democrats’ so-called ‘moderate’ plan would ‘effectively end’ private health care

Chris Jacobs, the founder and CEO of Juniper Research Group, said Tuesday that “Medicare for America,” the latest liberal proposal being pitched as a “moderate path,” would “effectively end all private health care for many Americans.” Continue reading

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Washington state lawmaker riles nurses by saying that some spend ‘considerable’ time playing cards

A Washington state lawmaker has provoked the ire of nursing professionals after making remarks this week that some nurses “play cards” for a “considerable” portion of their shifts. Continue reading

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2020 Democrats’ ‘Medicare-for-all’ plan would cause a massive doctor shortage

If Democrats seize control of the Senate and White House in the next election, “Medicare-for-all” will likely be the centerpiece of their 2021 agenda. Here’s why that would be a big problem for Americans. Continue reading

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Dr. Marc Siegel: ‘Medicare-for-all’ is a wrecking ball to employer-based private health insurance

Last week I was scheduled to speak at the Conservative Political Action Conference not as a physician but as a health policy analyst who is concerned that coverage doesn’t equal access to actual care, that ObamaCare’s high deductibles and narrow … Continue reading

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Drug prices may drop under Medicare reform plans. But it could come at great cost to patients’ health

Health and Human Services’ new Medicare proposal may reduce drug prices, but only at great costs to patients’ health. The overhaul would stifle innovation and smother the cures of tomorrow. Continue reading

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‘Medicare-for-all’ means long waits for poor care, and Americans won’t go for it once they learn these facts

Kamala Harris and her fellow Democrats may think “Medicare-for-all� is their ticket to the White House. But voters are not interested in their plan to eliminate private health insurance. Continue reading

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I’m a Democrat but Medicare for all is not the answer — Here are four suggestions

Our health care system is flawed, but “Medicare for all� is not the way to fix our problems. It is unrealistic for a number of reasons. Continue reading

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You’ve probably never heard of anti-competitive ‘certificate of need’ laws but they’re harming your health care

Anti-competitive statutes, known as “certificate of need” (CON) laws, are driving up health care costs across the country. It’s time to repeal them. Continue reading

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Texas judge stays own ruling of Obamacare as unconstitutional to allow for appeals

A Texas federal judge who declared the Affordable Care Act unconstitutional earlier this month has stayed his ruling while appeals proceed. Continue reading

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‘Unconstitutional’ ObamaCare is deeply flawed, and it’s time to do away with it

It’s time for Congress to acknowledge ObamaCare’s failures and devolve authority for health policy to the states. Continue reading

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ObamaCare continues to fail – Let’s face it, insurance cost are unmanageable for many middle-class Americans

Sign-ups for federal HealthCare.gov insurance plans are down, and it’s easy to see why. The cost of insurance is unmanageable for many middle-class Americans, and ObamaCare’s very structure is to blame. Continue reading

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Cynthia Nixon on getting single-payer health care in New York: ‘Pass it and then figure out how to fund it’

In her quest to become New York’s next governor, Cynthia Nixon has advocated for a single-payer health care system in the state – something that studies have shown would be a costly endeavor. Continue reading

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Newt Gingrich: Ignoring health care could spell disaster for Republicans in 2018 elections

If Republicans refuse to articulate a better solution, a large portion of the American people will decide that government-run health care is better than constant anxiety about increasing costs. Continue reading

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If ObamaCare is an economic time bomb, Medicare for All would be a nuclear explosion

It would crush the entire economy under trillions in new taxes. Continue reading

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Blame Democrats — not Trump — for sabotaging ObamaCare

Premiums for health insurance plans on ObamaCare’s exchanges will rise an average of 15 percent next year, according to a new report from the Congressional Budget Office. Continue reading

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House advances dozens of bills to combat nation’s opioid crisis

The House moved last week to push through dozens of bills aimed at curtailing the nationwide opioid epidemic — and lawmakers said they’re not done yet. Continue reading

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Do Trump’s plans for Title X implement a ‘gag rule’? A look at the proposal

The Trump administration has moved to change how taxpayer funds go towards family planning organizations, especially those that provide or encourage patients to have abortions. Continue reading

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HHS Secretary, FDA Commissioner, CMS Administrator: Help is on the way for Americans facing high drug prices

Americans should be able to reap the rewards of living in the country that has brought the world more new drugs than any other. Continue reading

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Cancer experts say coffee is safe, despite California’s new warning label requirement

A California court judge’s ruling ordering coffee companies to put cancer warning labels on their products is not changing the minds of scientists and health professionals who say there is no credible evidence to warrant the dramatic move. Continue reading

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