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Reframing Misconceptions

I make a habit of naivety.

Not always on purpose, but often enough that even my super-oblivious brainĀ has recognized the trend. In his more romantic moments, my current partner says that my optimism is the perfect antithesis to his cynicism. 399 more words


Congressional Budget Office: How Repealing Portions of the Affordable Care Act Would Affect Health Insurance Coverage and Premiums

This analysis from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) describes the impact of a partial repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) on health insurance coverage and health insurance premiums. 173 more words

Health Care Reform

Vol. 163 January 16, 2017 From Zero to $7,500: One Consequence of Obamacare Repeal.

“As a doctor, I will take it and make it my mission
to heal the nation, reverse the course of Obamacare,
and repeal every last bit of it. 966 more words

Current Events

Two Moms and a Dad: The New In Vitro

It is hard to believe that people in the United States are still arguing over whether life begins with a cluster of cells, whether a woman has the right to chose, or whether same sex partners can be parents, while scientific developments to address fertility issues continue to push the boundaries of traditional notions of family and conception. 428 more words

Health Policy

"Legions of Half Truths, Prejudices, and Propaganda": My Online Healthcare Reform Studies for MLK Week

The Martin Luther King, Jr (MLK) Human Rights Week is upon us and starts tomorrow. The University of Iowa theme customarily uses an MLK quote and this year’s is “Intelligence plus character–that is the goal of true education.” This is taken from “The Purpose of Education,” an essay he wrote in 1947 for The Maroon Tiger, the campus student newspaper of Morehouse College. 3,189 more words

Psychosomatic Medicine

Repealing Federal Health Reform: Economic and Employment Consequences for States - The Commonwealth Fund

This is an interesting study, interesting in the sense that it appears to demonstrate that contrary to saving money, Obamacare added a tremendous amount of spending to the economy in part by stimulating use of health care. 153 more words


New Year, New Challenges

For eight years a Democrat has occupied the White House. And as I sit in my office in January of 2017, we are mere days away from swearing in a new President of the United States. 364 more words

Health Care Reform