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Category: Health

Seriously, I Have Shingles? What’s Next, Bubonic Plague?

About a decade ago I had a dream that an enormous spider had gotten in my bed and bit me on my back. I remember thinking, “I need to wake up and kill that sucker” but instead fell back asleep....

Paris Accord – Gore’s “Convenient Sequel”

If there’s one thing we can all agree on, it’s that the environment is important. I don’t think there’s anyone in the United States (or by extension, the world) who would disagree with that...

Carolyn H. Eichelman: Rules of Engagement for Melanoma (Cancer)

There is a term I learned from a grandson who is an officer in the U.S. Army, “Rules of Engagement.” I never gave that much thought until I was faced with cancer surgery and it has been the...

House Passes Bill to Repeal/Replace Obamacare

Is this the beginning of the end of Obamacare? From The Hill: House Republicans on Thursday passed legislation aimed at repealing and replacing ObamaCare, taking a major step toward a long-held...

Gohmert: Common Sense Explanation Why Freedom Caucus Voted Down “RyanCare”

As always, our PolitiChicks friend and Texas Congressman Louie Gohmert very succinctly explains why the “Freedom Caucus” voted against President Trump’s Obamacare replacement...

President-Elect Donald Trump Prepping to Repeal and Replace ObamaCare

Since its inception, Republicans have vowed to repeal and replace ObamaCare--but replace it with what, and when, and how?

The Record-Breaking Number of Americans Dying from Drug Overdose

A new study shows that more drug overdose are now killing more U.S. citizens than car crashes.

VA Hospital Staff Left Veteran’s Body in Shower Room for Nine Hours

An internal report blames staffers at a VA hospital for leaving the body of a deceased veteran to decompose in a shower for nine hours and then trying to cover it up.

Veteran Dies with Maggots Crawling in Wound at VA Facility

Four staff members resigned rather than face the possibility of getting fired, after a VA resident was found to have maggots in a wound.

Bye Obamacare! Harshest Critic of Obamacare Now in Charge of HHS

In case you had any doubts about President-elect Donald Trump's commitment to repealing Obamacare, you can now relax a little.

Top Republicans: Repealing Obamacare High Priority Next Legislative Session

With Republicans in control of the House, Senate, and Executive Branch, we'll see just how serious they are about repealing Obamacare.

California it’s not About the War on Drugs- It’s About Protecting our Children’s Minds

Looking around, it sure seems like everything is changing nowadays. One of the easiest places to see this is in food – specifically, our dietary habits. I remember when I was growing up, and a...

Obamacare Price Hike of 22% in 2017

Obamacare premiums are set to skyrocket an average of 22% for the benchmark silver plan in 2017.

U.S. Appeals Court Rules Pro-Life Organizations Must Inform Women of Abortion Options

A U.S. Appeals Court ruled last week to force pro-life groups to violate their conscience in order to inform women of abortion options.

World Health Org: Failure to Find Partner To Have Children Is Now A DISABILITY

World Health Organisation will change the standard to suggest that a person who is unable to find a suitable sexual partner or is lacking a sexual relationship to have children - will now be...

Obamacare Architect: ‘Law Is Working…We Need Larger Mandate Penalty’

Jonathan Gruber is standing strong beside the very weak, imploding ACA he helped design.

Insurance Company Denies Woman Coverage for Chemotherapy but Offers to Pay for Her Suicide Pill

An assisted-suicide law in California prompts an insurance company to deny coverage for chemotherapy to a terminally ill wife and mother of four. The Washington Times reports: “A terminally...

Because of Obamacare Is This a “Throwaway” Presidential Election For Either Side?

Because of the pending Obamacare tsunami hitting the US in 2017, is this a throwaway election in which neither side really wants their candidate to win?