Health & Medical Political

Lower Rx Costs: Ask Your Senators to Sponsor and Support S2328

YOU CAN MAKE A BIG DIFFERENCE! If passed, this bill will make all medicine lower in cost in the US A bipartisan group of senators has introduced legislation (S.2328) that would allow Americans to fill prescriptions in Canada and eventually allow imports from 20 industrialized countries. Cosponsors of the bill, including Sens. Byron Dorgan (D-ND),…

Health & Medical Political

The Difference Between the Dorgan-Snow and Gregg-Smith Bills in the Senate

Gregg-Smith Myths versus Bipartisan Facts Gregg-Smith Myth #1: The bipartisan drug importation bill sponsored by Senators Dorgan, Snowe, Kennedy, McCain and many others: “Allows importation of potentially hazardous unapproved prescription drugs.” Bipartisan Fact: Only FDA-approved drugs may be imported under the bipartisan drug importation bill. In fact, only the bipartisan bill provides a way for…


Last Refuge for the Untalented

Rogers C. B. Morton was one of my larger-than-life unsung heroes of the 20th Century. For those of you who don’t remember him let me bring you up to date. Morton was born in Kentucky and migrated to Maryland where he served four terms in Congress, before becoming Secretary of the Interior under Presidents Nixon…


Mad Hatter’s Tea Party US Style

Has anyone else been enjoying our U.S. version of the Mad Hatter’s Tea Party like I have? We’re still over a year away from our next presidential election, and the race for the Oval Office is underway in a more-than-usually insane fashion. The formidable British Medical Journal once published an article suggesting the Mad Hatter…


It’s Getting Lonely Under the Bus

You know folks; it’s getting lonely under the bus these days. After Congress threw us geezers under the bus by denying us any increase in our Social Security payments, this year I figured we might have a few of them to share the space with us, since they claimed they were doing the same by…


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