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With the rising costs of healthcare and uncertainty as to whether Obamacare will be repealed and/or replaced, there is a new health insurance company called “7 Health” making waves in Texas. The company offers the following services for just $7: Office Visit After-hours urgent care Cholesterol lab test Strep test Diabetes screen test Flu shot …

On December 1, I wrote: “This past year, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare, has been taking hit after hit. Most of the cooperatives established by Obamacare have already announced that they are closing shop. A number of other insurance companies have announced dropping certain plans. Most insurance carriers have …

Dare we hope that there is someone honest left in government? The Health and Human Services inspector general has announced that he will be investigating Planned Parenthood’s handling of human tissue and whether the organization is in compliance with the law. While some Republicans in D.C. have been pushing to defund the abortion industry leader …

The state of California is treading on territory already ruled unconstitutional in New York by ordering pro-life and faith-based pregnancy centers to promote abortion with signs and pamphlets telling women how to get abortions. The law, called the Freedom, Accountability, Comprehensive Care and Transparency Act, is set to take effect January 1. It requires the pro-life centers …

When I think of things taking hit after hit, I envision some of the World War II bombers that kept taking hit after hit and then eventually succumbing to one hit too many. Navy ships in World War II often took a number of hits from torpedoes, bombs or strafing from fighter planes and remained …

We’ve seen reports how states like California are allowing illegal aliens to enroll in the state Obamacare exchanges and most of them are receiving government subsidies. Yep, that’s right! You and I are paying our hard earned tax dollars to help pay for healthcare for illegal aliens. Don’t know about you but that really ticks …

More and more doctors, specialists and hospitals are dropping out of Obamacare healthcare plans. Even more are dropping out and refusing to accept Medicaid patients because they lose too much money. Making matters worse, a number of insurance companies are also dropping various plans and the majority of co-op insurance providers are going out of …

Republican businessman Matt Blevin shocked the Democratic Party by defeating their shoe-in candidate Jack Conway in this month’s election for the governorship of Kentucky. The three largest cities in the state, Lexington, Louisville and Frankfort are Democratic strongholds which were supposed to keep a Democrat in the governor’s mansion, but enough conservatives rallied to vote …

New York Presbyterian Hospital (NYP) and the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons (P&S) have been running the Family Medicine Residency Program to provide high-quality family care in upper Manhattan and Washington Heights which consists predominantly of working class families. They employ over 30 medical residents who have completed 4 years of premed and …

The Republican-led House of Representatives sent the Senate a bill that would cut key Obamacare provisions and block Planned Parenthood from receiving any federal funds for one year. The bill passed 240-189, and the House Republicans got smart, using a procedural trick to prevent the bill from being filibustered in the Senate. That means the …

The employer mandate part of Obamacare was hailed as one of the important hallmarks of Obama’s nationalized socialist healthcare system, along with the contraception and individual mandates. As of January 1 of this year every employer with 50 or more full-time employees was mandated to provide healthcare benefits to their workers. Full-time was defined as …

Anyone who has ever paid attention to politics for long should understand the depths to which cynical politicians will sink in order to manipulate the voting public and gather power to themselves. The Obama White House, however, made it official about a year ago, and recently its Social and Behavioral Science Team, under the Office of Science …