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“They’re doing so in ways that shortchange taxpayers.” “Concerns about the inner workings of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have been mounting in recent months amid disclosures of cozy corporate alliances. Now a group of more than a dozen senior scientists have reportedly lodged an ethics […]

The CDC is being influenced by corporate and political interests



“These are the 50 hospitals in the United States with the highest markup of prices over their actual costs. That means that they are charging out-of-network patients and the uninsured, as well as auto and workers’ compensation insurers, more than 10 times the costs allowed by Medicare, according to new […]

The top 50 hospitals that gouge patients the most



Hospitals across the United States are throwing away less-than-perfect organs and denying the sickest people lifesaving transplants out of fear that poor surgical outcomes will result in a federal crackdown… …As a result, thousands of patients are losing the chance at surgeries that could significantly prolong their lives, and the altruism of […]

Hospitals Discarding Organs & Denying Transplants to Meet Federal Standards


“Most scholars and analysts conclude that, particularly when fully accounting for the various government subsidies for individual insurance coverage, the ACA significantly increased individual market premiums.” Source: Overwhelming Evidence That Obamacare Caused Premiums To Increase Substantially

Overwhelming Evidence That Obamacare Caused Premiums To Increase Substantially


“The more money doctors receive from drug and medical device companies, the more brand-name drugs they tend to prescribe, a new ProPublica analysis shows…” “ProPublica has compiled the disclosed payments from pharmaceutical companies to doctors and other health care providers.  Pharmaceutical companies have paid out 3.49 billion dollars in disclosed […]

Now There’s Proof: Docs Who Take Company Cash Tend to ...



“A review of 50 years of evidence concluded that eating unrestricted amounts of fat was healthier than any other type of diet, when it is done in the right way.” “Scientists last night claimed that the ballooning obesity crisis—which for decades has been blamed on people eating too much fat—may […]

High-fat diets are best: “significantly reduces the risk of breast ...


“Not only do Medicaid and Medicare provide inadequate care, but they have also set up perverse incentives which further diminish quality of care and increase costs for all patients…” “So while the US government dithers and then makes the problem worse, here are six ways apps are helping low-income Americans […]

Apps Are Doing What Government Can’t to Help Low-Income Americans ...