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God Bless Oregon

The question the federal government wants to ask Oregon is this: Do you really think you can persuade Oregonians to be sensible about their health? Oregon’s Governor, Dr. John Kitzhaber (M.D.) has been saying “Yes,” but if he is the … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Agrees that Congress Has the Power to Tax

All of the opinions, concurring and dissenting, run to 193 pages.  That’s a lot of pages.  But you have to read only as far as page 20 to get this from Chief Justice Roberts: “Every day individuals do not do … Continue reading

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Being a Patient and a Citizen

I’ve been thinking for a couple of days now about the recommendations by the U. S. Preventive Services Task Force that we stop testing for the prostate-specific antigen (PSA).  The difficulty they point to is not that the PSA doesn’t … Continue reading

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