Tag Archives: Viewpoints

Viewpoints: Blame Lobbies For Failure Of U.S. Health Care; Don’t Join The Charade Supporting ‘Medicare For All’

Opinion writers focus on these health care topics and others. The Hill: US Health Care Is An Ongoing Miserable Failure The state of U.S. health care is catastrophic. In no other area is the U.S. lagging so far behind the European Union. Average U.S. life expectancy is 78.7 years to compare with 81 in the… Read More »

Viewpoints: Doctors Can Play Big Role In Slowing Opioid Epidemic; Rise In Gun Suicides Demands Smart Policies

Opinion writers weigh in on these health topics and others. Los Angeles Times: Want To Reduce Opioid Use? Nudge The Doctors Who Prescribe Them  An Orange County doctor was arrested by federal authorities in December on suspicion of illegally prescribing narcotics, “flooding Southern California with huge quantities of opioids,” according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office.… Read More »

Viewpoints: Voters Showed They Like The Health Law, So Make It Even Stronger; Lessons On Benefits Of Work Requirements For Medicaid

Editorial pages focus on these health care topics and others. Seattle Times: Forget ‘Trumpcare,’ Time To Shore Up Affordable Care Act One of the clear messages of the midterm elections was the enthusiasm Americans have for the Affordable Care Act. Now that more people have better access to individual health insurance, they want to keep… Read More »