Midterm elections are only a few months away. With so many seats in Congress vulnerable to change, it’s an important election. Understanding what’s wrong with Obamacare and our healthcare system is important to how you vote.
Posted in Healthcare, Opinion, Politics | Tagged 2014-midterm elections, Congressional Budget Office (CBO) report, distortions, Geisinger Health System, healthcare insurance coverage, innuendos, job killer, Joe Klein, lies, mischaracterizations, Obamacare, republicans, Senator Bernie Sanders, single-payer healthcare system, underemployment, Unemployment | Leave a Comment »
The care given by a midwife may come down to whether a mother and baby live or die. It’s the only contact they may have with any kind of professional care, by those who have the capacity to love and be compassionate of others.
Posted in Opinion | Tagged childbirth, compassion, Ellen Cohen Memoir Captures Essence Midwives Serving World’s Poor Working-Class Women, Laboring Stories New York City Hospital Midwife, love, nurse-midwife, pregnancy | Leave a Comment »
It was a decade that changed my view of America’s claim of exceptionalism, racial equality, patriotism, and an era that culturally destroyed America. The Beatles exemplified how to make money by exploiting adolescent music. The results are disappointing.
Without enforceable FCC regulations, our freedom to go anywhere on the internet at no cost has the potential of ending. ISP’s will cost more; there will be additional charges for Google or Yahoo searches and visits to your favorite website.
Read article here: The End of FCC’s Open Internet Rules for Now but the Battle Hasn’t Been Lost
Posted in Opinion, Politics, Technology | Tagged Comcast, Court Tosses Rules of Road for Internet, D.C. Court of Appeals, End of FCC's Open Internet Rules Battle Hasn’t Been Lost, Federal Communications Commission’s FCC, Internet Service Provider ISP, net neutrality, Open Internet Order, Verizon, World Without Net Neutrality | Leave a Comment »
Diagnosed at 72 years old, I inherited hypothyroidism from my mother. Diagnosed late in life, like me, she experienced the same symptoms. Since my diagnosis, I have learned much about the disease and in the process learned much more about me.
Read article here: Hypothyroidism and Me
A Beloved Teenager Whose Very Rare Disease Known as Progeria Finally Caught Up To Him
Sam Berns, diagnosed with progeria in 1998, became well known for his fight against the disease. The disease is a rare genetic mutation that causes the body to produce the protein progerin, which causes accelerated aging. But the disease caught up to him
Read article here: We Are All Richer For Having Known Sam Berns
Posted in Health, Opinion | Tagged Life According to Sam, My Philosophy for a Happy Life, New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft, Rare Disease Known as Progeria, We Are All Richer For Having Known Sam Berns | Leave a Comment »