Tag Archives: American Medical Association

The Problem With Medicare Isn’t Medicare

Medicare, The AMA & Paul Ryan…Oh My! Medicare has always been a political football – and Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) kept it alive as such yesterday. His latest budget proposal includes (surprise!) unravelling Obamacare and instituting the Medicare vouchers that voters rejected in last fall’s presidential election. This is designed to perpetuate the political controversy […]

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America’s Medicare Spending Spree

This post about Medicare and the medical greed behind its unsustainable costs – the most retweeted of the MedSmarts blog – was first published on August 1, 2012 but was deleted when the site was hacked in late August. While the election negates the concern about voucherizing Medicare from the Oval Office, the AMA’s recent […]

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Healthcare Mistakes: Another 9/11 Every Week

Healthcare Lies & Deceit Having just had our eleventh remembrance of the horror of 9/11, it’s time to turn our attention to another horror that’s ongoing and very much beneath the radar. That’s the crisis of medical errors in American healthcare – a crisis that remains shrouded in lies and deceit. And these aren’t harmless […]

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Healthcare USA: Biased Research, Bogus Medicine – Part 1

Who Do YOU Trust? With our presidential election cycle now shifting into high gear – along with the heated rhetoric about healthcare reform in America, or “Obamacare” – it’s a good time to step back from the charges and counter-charges to ask what’s the real status of healthcare USA? If it’s really as ethically compromised […]

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