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What precision medicine is, and how it might save your life some day

 The term “precision medicine’’ is one that most Americans had likely never heard before President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address, but it is an area of exciting promise in biomedical research that will eventually improve health outcomes and potentially reduce healthcare costs. The concept revolves around understanding the specific genetic changes that underlie […] Continue reading →

Infant Develops Measles-Like Rash Weeks After Receiving Measles Vaccine

Establishment propaganda continues despite vaccines proving largely ineffective. Health officials in Maryland are scrambling to explain why a 12-month-old Baltimore infant developed a measles-like rash weeks after receiving the measles vaccine.  City health authorities are closely monitoring a 1-year-old girl who, despite receiving a measles vaccination on January 2, developed a rash typically associated with […] Continue reading →

How health insurance affects tax filings

 In light of new health care coverage requirements, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is offering some tips to help people file their taxes. This tax season is the first time individuals and families will be asked to provide some basic information about their health insurance, according to a department news release. Most […] Continue reading →

Ben Carson: ‘I Always Feel So Welcomed When I Come to Iowa’

Iowans, he says, ‘actually have common sense.’   Rising conservative star Ben Carson seemed to charm attendees at Saturday’s Freedom Summit, weaving stories of his upbringing through a series of topics including immigration and health care. Carson, a best-selling author and retired neurosurgeon, spoke in an easy-going style that alternated between sincere and humorous. “I always […] Continue reading →

Taxpayers Beware of Obamacare…

Noah Rothman,  For all the headaches that the Affordable Care Act is causing millions of Americans, you would think that Congressional Republicans would be more interested in advancing a proposal or two aimed at positioning theirs as the party in favor of repealing the onerous law. From forcing chain restaurants to overhaul their menus in […] Continue reading →

Abortion debate roils U.S. House on Roe v. Wade anniversary

 The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill permanently barring federal funding of abortions on Thursday after Republican leaders dropped harsher anti-abortion legislation due to opposition from some of the party’s moderate lawmakers. Passage of the bill, and the setback for conservative House Republicans when the more restrictive abortion legislation was set aside, came on […] Continue reading →

CDC no longer keeps us safe

Betsy McCaughey,  With flu raging through 46 states, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is taking center stage, advising the public and physicians. How much can you believe? Until last year, polls showed the CDC was the most trusted federal agency. But then the CDC bungled its response to Ebola. That was a wake-up […] Continue reading →