Doctors Have a Macabre Way of Harvesting Organs – Commentary

It is critical that patients receive a full explanation of the many ethical questions involved in organ harvesting before giving their informed consent.

Side Effect of a Public Health Crisis: Bigger Government

Governments tasked with deciding when to end a crisis have ample opportunities to expand their influence. The Biden administration granted itself three more months to prolong and extend the ratchet effect to secure more power and less freedom.

FDA Deregulation Increases Safety, Innovation, Reduces Prices

FDA deregulation increases safety and innovation, and reduces prices, states a study examining medical device approvals. by Alex Tabarrok In an important and impressive new paper, Parker Rogers...

CMS Makes Adjustments, as Medicare Heads for Insolvency

CMS makes adjustments that lower seniors' Medicare premiums, and cuts payments to physicians in 2023 that Congress could reverse. CMS Makes Adjustments, as Medicare Heads...

Shapiro: Joe Biden, Dylan Mulvaney and the Collapse of the West

In their interview, Mulvaney asked Biden, "Do you think states should have the right to ban gender-affirming health care?"

Harsanyi: Fauci Can’t Whitewash His Disastrous Legacy

Fauci epitomizes the authoritarian public-health mandarin who is imbued with far too much power and influence.

McCaughey: Responding to the Superbug Crisis

Hospital rooms, operating rooms and medical equipment are so inadequately cleaned that any patient going into a hospital is at risk of getting a deadly superbug.

Moore: The Left Is Using Science ‘Consensus’ To Shut Down Free Speech in America

This idea of a scientific consensus is the diametric opposite of what scientific inquiry is all about. It is completely ahistorical.

NC Solicitor General Asks Court to Halt Racetrack’s Lockdown Lawsuit

By Victor Skinner North Carolina Solicitor General Ryan Park wants the North Carolina Supreme Court to reverse a unanimous Appeals Court ruling that allows an...

Euthanasia Now a Leading ‘Manner’ of Death in Canada

Since going into effect, the law has been amended to allow people who are not terminally ill to choose to be put to death.

Medicare Prescription Drugs: A Case Study in Government Failure – Commentary

How does Medicare stand up against private, free-market coverage with similar benefits? Let’s examine drug coverage, since Congress just acted on Medicare’s prescription drug benefits.

Oklahoma Uses Power of the Purse to Stop Child Sex Transitions

“These are not simple cosmetic procedures that can be easily reversed in a few years. These surgeries are permanent, and there is no way to undo the damage done if someone regrets their decision.”

Expansion of Government Health Care Coverage Squeezes Private Insurers

Private insurance plans, which once occupied the commanding heights of health care coverage in the United States, are now being crowded out of the market, losing out to subsidized government programs that are scooping up growing numbers of enrollees.

Obamacare Premiums Set to Rise

“Obamacare premiums subsidies rise dollar for dollar with premiums. Insurers know that taxpayers, not their customers, will pay for the premium increases, Nearly one-third of people who are enrolled in Obamacare pay premiums of less than $10 a month. Taxpayers pick up the rest, an average of $524 a month,”

U.S. Life Expectancy Decreased by Three Years in the Past Two Years

According to estimates from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and a June preprint study, as well as other research on the topic, the average life expectancy for Americans has declined from 79 years in 2019 to about 76 in 2021.

New York Times Twists Facts on Longevity Decline: Report

“Other than an automated email from the Times acknowledging receipt of my message, I have not heard back them. As of 10/4/2022, 4:09 PM, the article has not been corrected,” James Agresti of Just Fact told Health Care News.

Racetrack Sues North Carolina Over Lockdowns

Three Republican judges on the Appeals Court upheld a lower court decision against a motion by DHHS attorneys to dismiss Ace's claims, which allege violations of a right to earn a living under the state constitution's fruits of labor clause, as well as selective enforcement of Gov. Roy Cooper's COVID executive orders.

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AnneMarie Schieber is a research fellow at The Heartland Institute and managing editor of Health Care News, Heartland's monthly newspaper for health care reform.