On August 2, 2017, The Nation published an article by Joshua Holland, “Medicare for All isn’t the Solution for Universal Health Care,” chastising Improved Medicare for All supporters because, in his view, the single payer movement has “failed to grapple with the difficulties of transitioning to a single-payer system.”
Category: Inconvenient Facts
Nearly 100 Cancer-Causing Contaminants Found in U.S. Drinking Water
EWG’s just-released Tap Water Database shows that a startling number of cancer-causing chemicals contaminate the nation’s drinking water. Of 250 different contaminants detected in tests by local utilities, 93 are linked to an increased risk of developing cancer.
‘Pharma Bro’ Martin Shkreli Guilty of Fraud
Eccentric former pharmaceutical CEO Martin Shkreli, dubbed “the most hated man in America,” has been convicted of fraud for deceiving investors in a pair of failing hedge funds. His defense team argued that his investors made hefty profits.
Americans Die Younger Despite Spending the Most on Health Care
The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, which supposedly promotes policies to improve social and economic well-being, is puzzled by the fact that despite the high amount being spent on healthcare, the Americans are still dying younger by the day.
Over 110,000 Britons Unable to Receive Palliative Care Due to Funding Issues
About 118,000 British commoners are reportedly unable to receive end of life care because the hospices face lack of funds, local media reported Wednesday.
How Big Pharma’s Industrial Waste is Fueling the Rise in Superbugs Worldwide
Pharmaceutical companies are fueling the rise of superbugs by manufacturing drugs in factories that leak industrial waste, says a new report (Drug Resistance through the Back Door – How the Pharmaceutical Industry is Fuelling the Rise of Superbugs through Pollution in its Supply Chains) which calls on them to radically improve their supply chains.
Climate’s Sensitivity to Carbon Dioxide is Much Lower than Was Thought
Climate change, or its predecessor global warming, is based on the false application of climate models which resulted to the over-estimation of future global warming temperatures by “as much as 10 times,” thus is the conclusion reached from a mathematical discovery by one Pert-based electrical engineer, Dr. David Evans.
100,000 Pages of Chemical Industry Secrets Gathered Dust in Oregon for Decades, Until Now
For decades, some of the dirtiest, darkest secrets of the chemical industry have been kept in Carol Van Strum’s barn. Creaky, damp, and prowled by the occasional black bear, the listing, 80-year-old structure in rural Oregon housed more than 100,000 pages of documents obtained through legal discovery in lawsuits against Dow, Monsanto, the Environmental Protection […]
Avoid these Medical Treatments Whenever Possible
In 2008, U.S. health care expenditures continued to skyrocket, growing at an annual rate of 4.4 percent for the year, slower than some recent years, yet still outpacing inflation and the growth of national income.
Have You Ever Thought What Antibiotic Really Means?
The modern approach to medicine is one of needless complexity, and deliberate suppression of the long proven protocols that worked! The terms used today are much harder to understand than in the days of old, or has assumed different meanings. Or, so we thought.