Medical Myths

By Del Meyer on 08/04/2020 12:48 AM

Unbalanced intellectual specialization has contributed to bringing about the current crisis. By ZACHARY YOST As with everything in this imperfect world, specialization comes with certain tradeoffs that are important to understand. As the unemployment numbers continue to rise by millions more every week, as meager savings are eliminated, and as our highly organized society […]

By Del Meyer on 06/19/2020 12:52 AM

Thank you for sending this.  Excellent topics and insights.    But… Tom Coburn was great at trying to curtail govt spending.  But the Bridge to Nowhere example is a poor one, and, further, it highlights the ignorance of Congress. I say this as one who has been to Alaska multiple years. The point was that […]

By Del Meyer on 05/05/2020 11:13 PM

“The terror of the Great Crash has been the failure to explain it,” writes economist Alan Reynolds. “People were left with the feeling that massive economic contractions could occur at any moment, without warning, without cause. That fear has been exploited ever since as the major justification for virtually unlimited federal intervention in economic affairs.” […]

By Del Meyer on 03/30/2020 12:43 AM

“How should I eat?” is a question that many Americans ask daily. Almost everyone seems confused, and no wonder: Splashy new diet theories appear all the time, often countering what we took to be true just yesterday. “Diet” is a word that has been twisted to mean something that someone invents for the fastest possible […]

By Del Meyer on 03/23/2020 8:12 PM

The surgeon realized that once he was in court, he was in someone’s else’s operating room. And he was no longer in charge of the operation. Some myths are of our own making. Human nature demands an explanation, so when the timing seems right, we assume the cause of an ailment is whatever preceded it. […]

By Del Meyer on 02/24/2020 7:59 PM

“Medicare-for-all will give everyone healthcare” is a total illusion. Socialized medicine is the prevalent form of healthcare in the majority of countries throughout the world. In no country has it given as full a coverage as the United States. Mandates are the opposite of freedom and they never succeed. Where they fail is not apparent […]

By Del Meyer on 01/01/2020 10:12 PM

Osteoarthritis is a common degenerative disease that attacks knees and other joints. The usual arthritic symptoms of pain, stiffness and swelling prevail. The initial treatments generally are the NSAIDS (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs). When the drugs do not control the pain, which is frequently the case, arthroscopic surgery is frequently the next option. It is estimated […]

By Del Meyer on 12/17/2019 2:43 AM

The Left’s Talent for Mainstreaming Immorality By Brad Macdonald, November 7, 2019 Do you remember “Desmond Is Amazing”? We wrote about his appearance on Good Morning America (gma), America’s most popular morning show, some time ago. The clip is a year old now, but it is still going strong on YouTube—so is Desmond Napoles, the […]

By Del Meyer on 10/17/2019 8:21 AM

Hospital Kills Wrong Baby in Abortion, Woman Horrified to Discover Her Baby is Dead          The hazards of legal abortion may also be dangerous including wrongful prenatal killing, Read more . . .

By Del Meyer on 09/17/2019 3:40 AM

Medical Myths & Rumors There are several factors in healthcare insurance that are confusing people. Some insurance carriers are advertising low cost policies with no deductibles or no copayments. This, however, results in an increase utilization which will increase the cost of healthcare. The insurance company in turn then acts as the “palace guard” by […]