Category Archives: Politics of Healthcare

Posts on orga­nized med­i­cine, the phar­ma­ceu­ti­cal indus­try, health insur­ance, the food indus­try, and gov­ern­ment health poli­cies

Humans strive for social status above all else. Why?

Humans strive for social sta­tus as a way to improve their health. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Secret to chronic happiness

Kaiser Health News is a great source of infor­ma­tion, par­tic­u­lar­ly about the pol­i­tics and eco­nom­ics of health. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Science Reveals Simple Steps to Health — 4 Latest Examples

The health break­throughs we need don’t have to come from a high tech research lab. Four recent sci­en­tif­ic arti­cles under­score the val­ue of com­mon sense and pub­lic health approach­es. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Chiropractic and the Future of Healthcare

A future health­care sys­tem which does not make more exten­sive use of chi­ro­prac­tic is insane. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Politics in Healthcare

A good source for infor­ma­tion about eco­nom­ic and polit­i­cal issues shap­ing our health­care sys­tem. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Medical Deaths

Adverse events are so preva­lent in the med­ical sys­tem that they com­prise one of the lead­ing caus­es of death in the Unit­ed States. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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How unnecessary Xrays, mri’s and ct scans make you stupid

Much has been writ­ten about the enor­mous costs and health risks asso­ci­at­ed with unnec­es­sary MRI’s and CT scans. But there’s a third impor­tant rea­son to avoid these tests. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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News Flash: Chiropractic Saves You Money

A large study by Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Ten­nessee showed that patients who saw a chi­ro­prac­tor for low back pain saved 40% as com­pared to those who saw a med­ical doc­tor first. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Political, Social and Economic Forces Conspire Against Your Health

Build your aware­ness of the social and polit­i­cal forces that make it chal­leng­ing to stay healthy. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Sickness Cartel — Part 2

A doc­tor of chi­ro­prac­tic responds to an arti­cle about the “sick­ness car­tel” — the alliance of drug com­pa­nies, insur­ance com­pa­nies, hos­pi­tal systems,and med­ical orga­ni­za­tions who have a vest­ed inter­est in keep­ing you in fear of sick­ness. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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