Category Archives: Health Care

Will ICER Ice You?

Army Reserve team earns bronze in ice sculpting

ICE–Definition, verb (slang):  To kill or murder.

ICER–Definition, noun (slang): One who ices, in other words, one who murders.

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A Tale of a Few Doctors

Lions_in_Pombia - CopyNoted veterinarian, psychologist, and newspaper advice columnist Dr. Michael Fox once responded to a question about the “slaughter” of Cecil the Lion by another doctor–Walter J. Palmer, DDS.

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Obama’s Executive Actions to Take Guns from Social Security Recipients?

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I couldn’t and wouldn’t watch Barack Obama’s town hall about his recent executive actions concerning guns. (Note: They are actions, not executive orders. To date, there’s no officially published executive ORDER on this topic at the White House website.)

In the course of the town hall, did anyone mention the Obama policy to  encourage the Social Security Administration to rat out beneficiaries who have others handling their financial affairs, for any reason? I’ll bet not.

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HIV and Health Insurance Costs

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Have you heard about the drug Truvada? It was designed to treat AIDS patients, but a recent news article pointed out a much more controversial use: to prevent the transmission of HIV to men who have sex with men who carry HIV.

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Obama Makes a Deal, or Not.

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Today, Barack Hussein Obama II is taking a victory lap and daring the representatives of We the People to try to undo his “deal” with the president of Iran.  There’s the Iranian president, Hassan Rouhani, above. Obama will make a deal with Rouhani, even if it gives him everything he wanted, including access to billions of dollars and (probably, eventually) nuclear weapons.

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Ebola Lola and the Pity Party

Can you take another post about Ebola? Just a few bits of new information and some commentary:

Yes, we can! 

Catch Ebola from surfaces, upon which the virus can survive for nearly two months! We can also catch Ebola from sitting next to someone on public transportation, from airborne droplets, and even from toilet seats. We can catch Ebola not only from the seats, but also from simply being in the same restroom with, or after it’s used by, a person with Ebola, given the particulars of how our modern toilets so rigorously flush, sending aerosolized waste droplets flying. Isn’t THAT special?

Yes, that is a stuffed Ebola virus “toy” in the photo above. Isn’t he cute?

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Obama! Guard THIS Nation from EBOLA!

Barack Obama refuses to send the National Guard to the U.S. border to protect OUR PEOPLE from illegal alien criminals, drug cartels, Enterovirus D68, drug-resistant TB, severe Coxsackie viral infections, and (worse) deathly EBOLA. Yet NBC News reports that Obama “may” send the National Guard to Liberia: [emphasis added to quotes]

President Barack Obama is expected to issue an executive order Thursday paving the way for the deployment of National Guard forces to Liberia to help contain the Ebola outbreak there, sources told NBC News. The sources said that eight engineers and logistical specialists from the Guard, both active-duty and reservists, would probably be included in the first deployment. They are expected to help build 17 Ebola treatment centers, with 100 beds apiece. The sources said that no decision had been made.

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