Tag: AIDS

Anti-science progressives outted by Ebola

The Ebola outbreak reminds me of a dark time in American history when a politically inspired, “anti-science” rash broke out and infected the nation. It was during the 1980s and 1990s when the nation’s public health establishment was struggling to halt the catastrophic spread of HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. I say “anti-science” because... Read more »

Obamacare follies

One of the quickly identified problems with Obamacare healthcare pools is the possibility that too few young, healtyh people will sign up because it costs more and reduces their choices. Experts fear that the pool will attract mostly high-risk people (e.g. the elderly, persons with pre-existing conditions), thereby increasing pool  costs  to such a high... Read more »

The one population in which HIV continues to grow: gay men

HIV continues to grow in gay men, according to a reputable, new study in the Lancet. Says the executive summary: Despite great progress in tackling the HIV epidemic worldwide in the past two decades, there is one population in which the epidemic continues to grow in countries of all incomes: men who have sex with... Read more »
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Utter arrogance of Obamacare

With (the president) promising that every American will be covered by health insurance, it’s fair to ask if you and I should be required to pay for fools who put themselves in the hospital by taking stupid chances. Like motorcycle riders who suffer massive head injuries because they refuse to wear helmets. Or smokers who,... Read more »

Gay men can't give blood?

I didn’t know that until reading that a bunch of senators, including our own Dick Durbin and  Roland Burris, have asked the Food and Drug Administration to lift the ban. We’ll now have an outbreak of rhetoric like we years ago when we debated the right of privacy versus the common good.  According to the Philadelphia... Read more »

Chicago's 2016 Olympic bid falls to anti-Americanism

So, Chicagoans and Americans, what do you think of world opinion now? After pandering to world opinion, America got the shiv from the bozos voting at the International Olympic Committee. President Barack Obama, who was thought to bring in a new day of more congenial international relations after former President George W. Bush and who... Read more »
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