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This Week in Brexit: The Conservatives weak negotiating hand

by John Brian Shannon

One of the reasons I’m a Theresa May fan is that she took a highly principled position by calling an election prior to Brexit, presumably to further legitimize her premiership with voters and thereby gain a stronger negotiating hand heading into Brexit negotiations. 776 more words

Britain

The Commonwealth Fund has done a three year study of how the two states of Kentucky and Arkansas with medicaid expansion compares with the State of Texas which opted out of the medicaid expansion part of the ACA/ Affordable Care Act/ Obamacare. 1,031 more words

Politics

Finding the best burger in the world, and the NHS...

For Paul

Join me, if you will, in a thought experiment. Imagine you love burgers. I mean, you really love them. You love them with the zealous passion of the religious convert and it is your greatest ambition in life to share their joy with the world around you. 1,072 more words

General

Read Original Research - Mirror, Mirror 2017: International Comparison Reflects Flaws and Opportunities for Better U.S. Health Care - The Commonwealth Fund

Read the original research, not coloured by the media. According to a new Commonwealth Fund report, in the United States—more than in 11 other wealthy countries—the… 150 more words

Politics

Why the Mortality Rate for White Americans has Risen

The Atlantic has published an article by Olga Khazan about the rising mortality rate among white Americans. A portion of them are “despair deaths:” those resulting from suicides, drug overdoses, and alcohol-related liver disease. 148 more words

Men's Health

The Repeal of Obamacare Comes with Economic Costs

Jan 6, 2017 (San Diego) Republicans are moving ahead with the repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). According to a study published by the… 594 more words