Tag Archives: Healthcare

Naturopathy is poised to ‘disrupt’ health-care status quo, proponents of controversial practice say

Its practitioners have a “philosophical aversion” to prescription drugs, embrace homeopathy — a practice experts dismiss as scientifically preposterous  — and believe vitamin supplements can alter the course of incurable diseases. Now, proponents of naturopathy say the practice is poised to ultimately “disrupt” the status quo in health care. A new commentary argues naturopathy fulfills… Read More »

Daily on Healthcare: Purdue files for bankruptcy, but the fight isn’t over

Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what’s going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $ 1.00 an issue! PURDUE FILES FOR BANKRUPTCY, BUT THE FIGHT ISN’T OVER: Purdue Pharma filed for bankruptcy late Sunday night after facing about… Read More »

Canada needs to debate its unsustainable health-care system. The Democrats are showing us how. – The Washington Post

Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren and Beto O’Rourke at the Democratic presidential primary in Detroit on July 30. (Paul Sancya/AP) Global Opinions contributing columnist August 9 at 2:29 PM If you need evidence of why the supposed flaws of the American two-party system are deeply overrated, consider this: At present, the Democratic Party contains a broader… Read More »

Are Democrats as Split Over Healthcare as the Candidates Are? – Gallup

Healthcare was the first topic addressed on both nights of last week’s Democratic presidential debates in Detroit, and while the various positions expressed weren’t a surprise, the level of acrimony was. The candidates’ heated discussion over the merits of government-run healthcare exposed emotions that seemed to run deeper than the standard political fissures between the… Read More »