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The Obamacare Tipping Point

HealthPolitical Theory

Blog11/01/2016

Why the huge price increases associated with the ACA? Obamacare has too much risk and too little population of healthy individuals to bear the cost.

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Health-Care Cronies Seek Monopoly Powers over Contact Lenses

HealthPolitical TheoryPrivate Property

Blog10/10/2016

Some health-industry interest groups think you have too much freedom when it comes to contact lenses.

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How Medical Licensing Laws Can Shield Incompetent Doctors

HealthPolitical Theory

Blog10/09/2016

The cronyist American Medical Association has forced doctors to choose between protecting "the profession" and protecting their patients.

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Seeking Affordable Care, Markets Sidestep Obamacare

HealthPolitical Theory

Blog09/29/2016

Some medical facilities are opting out of the whole health insurance bureaucracy to make care less expensive.

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Feds to Ban Leaf Used in Herbal Teas

HealthLegal SystemPolitical Theory

Blog09/26/2016

The US government will outlaw yet another plant that has long been used for herbal remedies, magically transforming users into criminals overnight.

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Cronyism: Government, the AMA, and Med Schools

HealthU.S. HistoryMonopoly and Competition

Blog09/07/2016

For decades, governments have been manipulating our views of what medical schools are, and what they should be.

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When it Comes to Spending, the US Is a Typical Western Welfare State

HealthTaxes and SpendingInterventionismPolitical Theory

Blog08/30/2016

There is no bright line that divides the allegedly "free-market" US from the "socialist" welfare states of Western Europe.

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The Week in Review: August 27, 2016

Big GovernmentHealthInterventionism

Blog08/26/2016

The larger government becomes, the more important it is to have it on your side.

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Why Do Americans Have Such High Incomes and So Little Savings?

EducationHealthPolitical Theory

Blog08/26/2016

Americans enjoy one of the world's highest incomes levels. But their fondness for spending means they have have relatively low levels of wealth.

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The Lack of EpiPen Competitors is the FDA's Fault

Big GovernmentHealth

Blog08/24/2016

The price of EpiPens has increased dramatically and many are calling for more regulation in health care.

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