Medical Myths

By admin on 05/15/2019 11:31 PM

If intrinsic motivations alone were enough to influence health behaviors, individuals would not smoke, all drivers would wear seat belts, and patients with chronic conditions would take their medications. Yet approximately half of patients prescribed single-drug therapy for hypertension discontinue their medications within a year,1 even though presumably they want to avoid strokes and hopefully […]

By admin on 04/02/2019 5:22 AM

Background music helps me concentrate while I study By Naija Parker | Atlanta Journal-Constitution I’m sure we all have observed fellow students or even roommates study with music floating through the air. Some of us had to move to the library to do our studies and preparations for class and exams. Now we have researchers […]

By admin on 03/19/2019 8:20 AM

Insurance companies are not able to print money. Therefore, the money they use to pay your health care cost must first be taken away from you including their profit margin for their shareholders. So any time one hears that they can obtain unnecessary care because they have insurance and it is free, be sure to […]

By admin on 01/03/2019 1:45 AM

Gerard J. Gianoli, MD, Neuro-otologist    Third-Party-Free means that we do not participate with ANY third party (Medicare, Medicaid, HMOs, Tri-Care, Workers Comp, Motor Vehicle No Fault, insurers etc).  Because we have no contract with any third-party payer, we have no conflict of interest with our patients. We are not subject to the coercion, […]

By admin on 12/04/2018 3:58 AM

5 Myths about Income Inequality Debunked | Dustin Carnes F E E | The Foundation for Economic Education. Myth five: Racial and Gender Discrimination Are the Primary Causes of Pay Gaps Statistical analysis of this subject might, at first glance, lead to exactly the conclusion that discrimination is the primary culprit in income disparities between […]

By Del Meyer on 11/26/2018 3:41 AM

Inequality is a complex topic. Ask these questions if you really want to get to the heart of the issue. FEE | Tuesday, January 24, 2017 Four Questions to Ask when Debating Inequality By Steven Horwitz The change in the presidency is not going to reduce the amount of time and energy people will be […]

By Del Meyer on 10/14/2018 1:42 PM

Judge Kavanaugh was nominated for the Supreme Court vacancy created by Judge Kennedy’s retirement. He came with the highest judicial recommendations for his several appointments to various federal courts including the American Bar Association. The vetting process had essentially been completed. Just before the Judicial committee was to cast its vote, California’s senior Senator Feinstein […]

By Del Meyer on 09/14/2018 12:26 PM

Goodman Institute | September 20, 2018 | Need for Reform By Linda Gorman The architects of Obamacare promised a U.S. health care revolution that would control costs, improve quality, and provide coverage for all. They guaranteed access to health care regardless of income or health status. They promised that coverage for all would reduce costs […]

By Del Meyer on 08/07/2018 8:41 AM

When Harry Became Sally: Responding to the Transgender Moment by Ryan T. Anderson The transgender movement has hit breakneck speed. In the space of a year, it’s gone from something that most Americans had never heard of to a cause claiming the mantle of civil rights. But can a boy truly be “trapped” in a girl’s […]

By Del Meyer on 07/07/2018 7:40 AM

Doctors once regarded homosexuality and ‘female problems’ as diseases. The reverse is no better. By Crispin Sartwell | WSJ | June 1, 2018 Doctors and psychiatrists considered homosexuality an illness, and for decades it was listed as such in the diagnostic manual of the American Psychological Association. Some still try to treat homosexuality as a […]