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Blaming MDs for Opioid Crisis Is Malarkey

Betsy McCaughey, President Trump’s declaration that opioid abuse is a public health emergency is sparking debate about addiction. Tragically, myths and misinformation are blocking the path to preventing more deaths. Start with the causes of the opioid crisis. On “Face the Nation,” New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, chair of Trump’s opioid commission, blamed overprescribing doctors.

What causes bacterial vaginosis

Women at any age can have Bacterial vaginosis or “BV” – even occasional teens and women who have never been sexually active. However it is much more common among girls and women who have had sex with one or more partners. What causes bacterial vaginosis? Bacterial vaginosis or “BV” is a vaginal infection caused by

The State Is Not God

Cal Thomas, Anyone looking for another reason not to leave life-and-death issues to the state need look no further than the conflict between the British government and the parents of 11-month-old Charlie Gard. Governments, including the British courts and the European court of human rights have refused to allow Charlie’s parents to take him to

A Thinking Mom’s Message for Jimmy Kimmel

Michelle Malkin, I feel your pain. But please use your brain. On Monday, late-night TV comedian Jimmy Kimmel delivered an emotional monologue about his newborn son. His baby was born with a congenital heart defect that required emergency open-heart surgery. Millions of American parents, myself included, have walked in Kimmel’s shoes. We’ve experienced the terrifying

United CEO: ‘I deeply apologize’ to customer dragged off flight

The CEO of United Airlines has issued a stronger apology about a passenger who was dragged off a United Express flight, calling the Sunday afternoon confrontation “truly horrific.” Oscar Munoz said in a statement issued Tuesday that he continues to be disturbed by the events that unfolded at Chicago O’Hare, adding that, “No one should ever be

Behind The (Revolving) Green Door

Derek Hunter, Much is made about the “revolving door” between working in government and the private sector, particularly lobbying. People go into government service, leave and make a fortune in the private sector working on the same issues with the same people, then return to government – lather, rinse, repeat. Those stories are usually about

Don’t hurt drug addicts’ feelings — it might discourage them from seeking treatment #Myth

Betsy McCaughey, What the Politicians Won’t Say About Drugs. The Trump administration is launching a campaign against the heroin and pain pill epidemic, which causes a staggering 52,000 overdose deaths a year. And two weeks ago, New York’s Mayor Bill De Blasio announced stepped up efforts to halt the scourge. Will they succeed? Only if