Let's be correct in terms: Abortion ends the life of a baby. In fact, if it isn't a baby, then the woman isn't pregnant.
Chaos and disruptions in medical care have had one tragic and destructive effect that no one is addressing: the deaths of more than 2,000 physicians by suicide since Obamacare was passed by means of strong-arming and bribery
Ebola. Chikungunya. Dengue. Norovirus. Hantavirus. Swine flu. Varicella. Variola. The names sound like something out of a Sci-Fi movie. Yet, threats to Americans are real, and escalating by the week.
Tuberculosis, or "consumption" as it was called in the past, is a highly contagious disease that killed millions before being essentially eradicated in the U.S. In the 1920s, TB was the 8th leading cause of death in children 1-4 years old.
What can be done now to help veterans? Based on my experience working in VA hospitals early in my career, here are my top 10 prescriptions to fix egregious failures. These common-sense ideas are already working in the private sector.
The VA has many truly dedicated doctors, nurses, and health professionals who do their best to genuinely serve America's veterans. I salute their conscientious work and commitment under difficult conditions, often in a culture of fear and intimidation if they identify problems.
The Independent Payment Advisory Board, or IPAB, is one of the lesser-known features of "healthcare reform" tucked away in the thousands of pages of the "Stimulus Bill" from 2009 and the healthcare law passed in March 2010.