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There’s Something About Dr. Mary Bowden

Meet Dr. Mary Bowden, the Houston ENT doc willing to brave the government, the medical establishment, and a hostile media to practice medicine and treat covid patients as she sees fit.

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The Hypocrisy of the Hippocratic Oath

Harvard-affiliated Massachusetts General Hospital settling yet again a federal lawsuit alleging fraudulent billing practices makes clear that it’s time to replace with the Hippocratic Oath promising to do no harm with this promise upon medical school graduation: “If my healthcare employer’s business practices are endangering patients, I promise to keep my mouth shut.”

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Rochelle Walensky’s Lies and Deceptions

The CDC’s longtime fear was developing “a bankruptcy of trust” that would render it impossible for the government to implement critical health policies. Donald Trump, Andrew Cuomo, and others struck the first credibility blow when they refused to follow carefully crafted CDC guidelines on how best to communicate with the public. The Biden Administration finished the job.

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PAE: THE PROSTATE ROTO-ROOTER ALTERNATIVE

If you are a man 55 or older, this article can possibly save you from risky prostate surgery and maybe having to wear diapers in the twilight of your life. If you don’t fit this demographic, move along – there’s nothing for you to see here.

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The Payroll Carnage From The Kronos Hack

It’s a measure of the sorry state of U.S. media that one of the most devastating ransomware attacks of all time has received virtually no coverage. Millions of workers, including frontline hospital, police, and firefighters, know what I’m talking about.

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America’s Suffering Nurses Revisited

America’s nurses are suffering. A study released earlier this year revealed that nurses are 18% more likely to commit suicide than the general population. A trade publication this week estimated that one in ten nurses may have a substance abuse order.

Little wonder that an American Nurses Foundation survey in October revealed that 21 percent of U.S. nurses planned to quit the profession within six months and 29 percent were entertaining the thought.

America is already experiencing a severe nursing shortage, and the consequences of losing half the profession is beyond comprehension. America’s political leaders must take up the cause and protect the country from the greed and mismanagement of the American Hospital Association and its members.

Maine is an example of how hospital safety improves when political leaders stand in solidarity with nurses.

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On (Not) Buying a Gun

When I awoke a week ago this past Saturday, I was among the most rabid supporters of gun control laws, a reflection of my Canadian roots where I grew up believing that only police officers should carry guns and that I could rely on them to protect me. Less than 24 hours later, I planned on buying a gun and supported the rights of Americans to bear arms.

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Fox News and Michigan’s Covid Crisis

As an emergency room doc working at a rural Michigan hospital, Rob Davidson presumably took the Hippocratic oath promising to do no harm. Blaming Fox News and Republicans for the inability of Michigan hospitals to care for the surge of unvaccinated patients gives a pass to those who bear responsibility: Governor Gretchen Whitmer, Attorney General Dana Nessel, and their fawning anchor friends at CNN and MSNBC.

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