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Big eats little: what shrinking healthcare options mean for patients

Reading Time: 2 minutes As the COVID-19 crisis rages on, both physician-owned practices and smaller hospitals have found it difficult to manage costs and remain competitive with the larger healthcare corporations. The result has been a wave of new healthcare consolidation as big corporate providers consume small and independent operations. Although this phenomenon was predictable as part of a […]

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John King’s Admission on CNN

Reading Time: < 1 minute This meant a lot to me, not just because I really like and respect John King but because I have MS as well. This was fascinating as he is evidently very high functioning in his ability to cover it so well. And he’s bang on what he says about vaccination. So many anti-vaxxers don’t recognise […]

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Covid Vaccine Misinformation and Trolls

Reading Time: 8 minutes Cath Olic, our resident Catholic troll commenter appears to be anti-vaccine but pro-livestock deworming medication. He sure has an odd preference in what chemicals he whacks in his body. Of course, this has nothing to do with science, and everything to do with whatever source of disinformation he likes to spoonfed himself on an hourly basis. […]

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Protectors or Infectors?

Reading Time: 2 minutes This week, hundreds of firefighters in Los Angeles filed a notice of intent to sue the city over its vaccine mandate, saying an Oct. 20 deadline to get vaccinated is “extreme and outrageous.” Los Angeles County sheriff, Alex Villanueva, said he would not enforce the vaccine mandate at his department, which employs some 18,000 people. […]

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Purveyors of False Vaccine Data

Reading Time: 3 minutes Some commenters on my last article “Would Jesus Get Vaccinated” quoted various sources that claimed that the Covid vaccines are “killing more people than they are helping,” or are ineffective and dangerous for young people, and that vaccine mandates violate an individual’s right to personal freedom. If the first claim is true, the medical establishment […]

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Would Jesus Get Vaccinated?

Reading Time: 3 minutes How is that for the ultimate rhetorical question? To start with, nobody knows if the Jesus of the Bible even existed. There have been a lot of people named Jesus over the last two thousand years. I have even known a few, but they pronounce their name ”Hay-SOOS.” It may even be true that an […]