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Poll: Americans support Roe. v. Wade because they don’t understand it

Last week, Gallup released its comprehensive 2019 abortion polling data. The poll asked respondents whether they identified as “pro-life” or “pro-choice,” when abortion should be legal, how important abortion was in their voting decisions, and more. But you had to read between the lines to get the most interesting take-away, which is that Americans have… Read More »

Physicians shouldn’t get too attached to the organizations they work for

One of the biggest changes to health care over the last 20 years has been the corporatization of medicine, from small independent physician practices, to large corporations that now run the show. Medicine has gone from good old Dr. Johnson’s office around the corner, to a world of boardrooms, megamergers and takeovers. This has enormous downstream… Read More »

Anti-depressant use soars as doctors prescribe double what they did 10 years ago

The number of prescriptions for antidepressants is at a record high after doubling in the last decade Doctors and pharmacists gave out 71million last year, said NHS Digital. The figure has risen each year since the 36million in 2008, despite NHS bosses insisting they want to end the culture of “a pill for every ill”.… Read More »