International Medicine

By Del Meyer on 06/21/2019 1:21 PM

Economic stress and demographic change are weakening a symbiotic relationship OF LATE THE world’s older democracies have begun to look more vulnerable than venerable. America seems destined for a constitutional showdown between the executive and the legislature. Brexit has mired Britain in a constitutional morass of its own. Such troubles could be mistaken for a […]

By admin on 05/16/2019 7:09 PM

Overview Medicare is an unofficial designation used to refer to the publicly funded, single-payer health care system of Canada. Canada does not have a unified national health care system; instead, the system consists of 13 provincial and territorial health insurance plans that provides universal health care coverage to Canadian citizens, permanent residents, and certain temporary […]

By admin on 04/15/2019 11:24 PM

The Private Cost of Public Queues for Medically Necessary Care, 2019 finds that Canada’s long wait times for medically necessary treatments cost Canadians $2.1 billion—or $1,924 per patient—in lost wages and time last year. Including the value of lost time outside the traditional work week—evenings and weekends—the estimated cost of waiting for medical care jumps […]

By admin on 03/02/2019 5:08 AM

Luis Ball, Trustee, of the Atlas Network, reports in his March newsletter that when Hugo Chávez came to power in 1998, he promised “democratic socialism” and repeatedly declared he was not Marxist. Mr. Ball states, “I met him in person many times, and he was an intelligent, charming man with a magnetic personality. But he […]

By admin on 02/19/2019 8:13 AM

The Experiences of Australia, New Zealand, and the UK The Frazer Institute— Published on December 13, 2018 Accordingly, the national systems for drug coverage in nations such as New Zealand, Australia, and the United Kingdom have been proposed for implementation in Canada. While these programs have reduced both expenditures and the average price paid per […]

By admin on 01/03/2019 1:34 AM

A global epidemic of attacks on ethical physicians, which endangers patients, was the focus of the 13th UNESCO World Conference on Bioethics, Medical Ethics & Health Law recently in Jerusalem. Lawrence Huntoon, M.D., Ph.D., was the keynote speaker on “Sham Peer Review: a Worldwide Phenomenon.” Dr. Huntoon, a neurologist practicing in New York, is editor-in-chief of […]

By admin on 12/04/2018 3:49 AM

The Post’s View | September 11, 2001 By Editorial | September 12, 2001 The horrific terrorist attacks yesterday in New York and Washington will rank as one of the greatest calamities in American history and will confront the United States with one of its most demanding challenges. Not since Dec. 7, 1941, has the U.S. […]

By Del Meyer on 11/26/2018 3:19 AM

Report: Horrific Murder Took 7 Minutes as Details Emerge | By Brian Freeman Gory details of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s murder have emerged, as a Turkish source who has listened in full to an audio recording of Khashoggi’s last moments told Middle East Eye that it took him seven minutes to die. The source […]

By Del Meyer on 10/14/2018 1:38 PM

This story appears in the September 30, 2018 issue of Forbes. Subscribe By Steve Forbes , Editor-in-Chief FACT & COMMENT “With all thy getting, get understanding.” IN 2002 Belgium legalized the murderously chilling act of euthanasia, whereby doctors and nurses kill patients with their supposed consent. Holland had formally done the same the year before. […]

By Del Meyer on 09/14/2018 12:17 PM

By Herman Cain Former Presidential candidate September 19, 2018 Imagine government bureaucrats in Washington deciding whether your life is worth saving or not. Such a nightmare that could very well become a reality should the Democrats get their way. When the government gets involved in healthcare, it always leads to disaster and death — and […]