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Be wary of counterfactual assertions about Obamacare, Medicare, Medicaid

As speculation explodes about what the GOP and the president-elect will or won’t do with the Affordable Health Care Act (aka Obamacare), Medicare, and Medicaid, skeptical citizens would be well-served to learn as much as they…more
| Elections & Politics, Health

Voters said a big no to Big Soda, yes to pot and Big Pharma. And Obamacare?

Although many Americans remain saddened or exultant by the results of the presidential vote, the November ballot produced key health-related results worth a quick post-mortem..…more
| Health

You Should Know - November 2016

Four Steps to a Food-Safe - Thanksgiving – and Beyond - That post-Halloween sugar high is finally burning away, which means pre-holiday meal planning can begin! Gathering around the family table to share food is a…more
| Consumer Protection, Personal Injury

Surgeon jailed in Dallas, as details unwind still of his terrible spine surgery spree

Just how difficult can it be to stop a highly credentialed but dangerous doctor from hop-scotching around a metropolitan area to perform brutal spinal surgeries in different hospitals, including a respected academic medical…more
| Criminal Law, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice

Big Pharma, Big Soda spending big to battle ballot measures

Just some quick updates on some topics that the blog has followed in recent days: Big Soda, Big Pharma spending big to battle ballot measures..…more
| Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Civil Procedure, Elections & Politics, Health, Science, Computers, & Technology

Better Healthcare Newsletter from Patrick Malone - November 2016

Has Big Sugar become a public health menace? IN THIS ISSUE: Evidence grows of sugar's harms Have Big Sugar, Big Soda taken a page from Big Tobacco's ugly playbook? The battle against harmful sugar…more
| Consumer Protection, Products Liability

South Dakota high court won’t force hospitals to disclose why they let a bad doctor operate on patients’ spines

South Dakotans will need their state lawmakers’ help now to pry open physicians’ iron grip on secret decisions about which doctors get to practice in hospitals and why. That’s because the state’s Supreme Court ruled this vital…more
| Health, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice

Medical care extremes: cost cutting in the Carolinas, gouging in Florida

Hospitals and health systems are making stark choices between offering models to assist their communities and reduce medical costs-or raking in profits, no matter how outrageous and shame-provoking their charges might be…more
| Health

Federal auditors assail $359 million in Medicare costs for chiropractic care

Federal auditors have found that 80 percent of Medicare spending in a recent year on chiropractic care-some $359 million-was medically unnecessary. The federal insurance program for senior citizens should not have thrown…more
| Government Contracting, Health, Personal Injury

FDA lets medical device-makers report safety woes in lax, secretive ways

Instead of acting as a tough federal watchdog that protects and informs patients about problems with medical devices-from heart valves to drug pumps-the federal Food and Drug Administration all too often has served as an…more
| Administrative Law, Personal Injury, Products Liability

Price hikes and product hype: Big Pharma’s relentless push

Just how rapacious can Big Pharma be? Makers hype more drugs as nation faces opioid drug abuse epidemic - In the face of an epidemic of opioid painkiller abuse, the drug industry’s answer appears to be: push even more…more
| Consumer Protection, Elections & Politics

Stressed out by politics? Many are, with reason. But be informed and vote …

Dutiful sons and daughters may need to see their parents, uncles and aunts, and grandparents, if nothing else to shut off their cable television news, turn off the talk radio, yank them off social media, and put down their…more
| Elections & Politics

S. Dakota high court asked to pry open hospitals’ secret approval of brutal MD

South Dakota’s highest court has been asked to reject hospitals’ attempts to keep secret why a doctor, who also is a convicted burglar with a checkered medical past that could have easily been uncovered, passed a peer review…more
| Civil Procedure, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice

As Obamacare draws fire, millions more struggle with employer coverage

The Affordable Care Act aka Obamacare has been a vital path into health insurance coverage for millions of Americans. But the Houston Chronicle and other media deserve credit for reminding that most people in this country…more
| Insurance, Labor & Employment Law

You Should Know - October 2016

“You Should Know” Risk and Prevention Guide - Opiate Drug Abuse, Deaths Soar Along with Drug Company Profits - In April, musician and icon Prince died in his home from an accidental overdose of the prescription opioid…more
| Personal Injury
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