The gun-control lobby is on the warpath in a most surprising venue. A group called Doctors Against Handgun Injury is calling on doctors, including psychiatrists, to ask their patients nosy questions about their gun ownership. As far back as we can … [Read more...] about Surprise Assault On Gun Ownership
A report just released by the National Research Council concludes that, although federal, state and local governments spent $30 billion in 1999 on illegal drug enforcement and treatment, the research is woefully inadequate to draw any conclusion … [Read more...] about Better Research About Drugs Needed
In earlier, simpler times, medical privacy was no problem. Your doctor recorded the date of your visit and his diagnosis and prescriptions in his inimitable illegible handwriting and put it safely in a manila folder where only he or his nurse would … [Read more...] about What’s At Stake In The New HHS Privacy Regs?
A recent issue of JAMA (Journal of the American Medical Association, 12-27-00) reports on a Centers for Disease Control (CDC) study that supports the widespread policy of forcing all children to be vaccinated in order to enter daycare or school. It … [Read more...] about Cui Bono in Vaccine Mandate
A Conservative Agenda for the 107th Congress Since Bill Clinton stuck his finger in the eye of all who care about American sovereignty and constitutional rights by signing the International Criminal Court (ICC) Treaty on New Year's … [Read more...] about A Conservative Agenda for the 107th Congress — January 2001
That great national authority on health care and on children, Hillary Rodham Clinton, owes it to her public to give her opinion on two current controversies in New York State. Does she support government-mandated medical treatment of children over … [Read more...] about Is Hillary Really ‘For The Children’?
It's hard to find an issue on which government officials are more out of touch with the American people than the matter of medical privacy, also known as electronic profiling. A new Gallup survey shows that the overwhelming majority of Americans … [Read more...] about Americans Demand Medical Privacy
Differences Between the Two Party Platforms Democrats Republicans TAXES Selective tax cuts only for those who spend money the way Gore wants you to spend it. Tax cuts for all Americans so we can choose how to spend our own … [Read more...] about Differences Between the Two Party Platforms — October 2000
Why Are We Losing Teens to Drugs? In a televised Public Service Announcement sponsored by the Partnership for a Drug-Free America, sibling tennis champions Venus and Serena Williams shared the secrets of their success. According to the … [Read more...] about Why Are We Losing Teens to Drugs? — July 2000
When a rotavirus (infant diarrhea) vaccine was suddenly withdrawn from the market last year, the public was led to believe that it was because of new information about harmful side effects. At a hearing last week conducted by Rep. Dan Burton (R-IN), … [Read more...] about Congressional Hearing Exposes Conflicts of Interest