Health

Displaying 71 - 80 of 407

People don't kill people, the lack of socialized medicine does!

Big GovernmentHealthPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog08/22/2007

If I see another citation of this story as proof that we need national health care, I'm going to vomit. Supposedly, this man killed his wife because he couldn't afford her medical bills. People on discussion boards like...

Read more

Cato's Pilon on the Ninth Amendment and Right to Lifesaving Drugs

HealthInterventionism

Blog08/10/2007

In a recent WSJ op-ed, New Right to Life, Cato's Roger Pilon criticizes the recent decision of the Court of Appeals forthe D.C. Circuit, which "reversed a 15-month-old decision by a panel of the court that had recognized a...

Read more

National Socialism Geographic

HealthLegal SystemMedia and CultureInterventionism

Blog07/26/2007

The current issue of National Geographic (August), in addition to the usual propaganda about global warming, chastises the United States for a poor family leave policy.

The one-page feature called "Who Gives Parents a Break?" opens with the statement that "American...

Read more

Myth & Fact About U.S. Health Care

Health

Blog07/19/2007

In case you haven't already read it, see my analysis of the American health care system which exposes some of the lies of Michael Moore by pointing out that it is far better compared to...

Read more

No Furrin Catfish for me!

Health

Blog06/29/2007

If it does not say US, it is not 100% American catfish, or so says the Catfish Marketing Association, which is just oh so concerned about your health, and also very concerned that that Chinese catfish is about 2/3 cheaper than...

Read more

Congress Could End the Organ Shortage Now

Free MarketsHealth

Blog06/13/2007

There are things you can do to help mitigate the shortage of transplantable organs such as kidneys. For example, you can identify yourself as an organ donor on your drivers license. You can join LifeSharers. And if you're really generous, you can give...

Read more

The Greatest Capitalist Innovation?

HealthU.S. History

Blog05/04/2007

Joe Kissell at Interesting Thing of the Day does a little investigation to try to piece together The Story of Toilet Paper. If someone is going on about how idyllic life was before capitalism destroyed our more natural way of...

Read more

Uh oh, dangerous, delicious, and fun drink becoming popular

HealthEntrepreneurshipInterventionism

Blog03/30/2007

Sometimes the regular news reads just like The Onion, such as this one on the growing controversy about a new liquor drink called Spykes.

...

Read more

Shield icon library