Rubio's immigration policy: Bad for our health

by Elizabeth Lee Vliet, M.D. -- Sen. Marco Rubio "talked tough" on immigration during the last GOP debate. But how consistent is his stance? The immigration issue is of intense concern to Americans, evidenced more…

Trump, highlight this: Illegals endanger our health

by Elizabeth Lee Vliet, M.D. -- Donald Trump, the leading Republican presidential candidate, appeared on "Saturday Night Live" recently in a comedy sketch including a focus on the problem of illegal immigration. Trump's stand more…

Doctors diagnose Ted Cruz with free-marketism

by Elizabeth Lee Vliet, M.D. -- Since 1943, the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS) has led the fight for medical freedom. Our first concern about presidential candidates is what their administration would more…

Defunding Planned Parenthood 'an exercise in futility'?

by Elizabeth Lee Vliet, M.D. -- "It's an exercise in futility," said Senate Majority Leader McConnell about the public pressure to defund Planned Parenthood. The Senate majority leader should be challenged to answer just more…

Is Trump right about single-payer?

by Elizabeth Lee Vliet, M.D. -- As an independent physician advocate for patients against restrictions of "establishment medicine," I greatly admire that both Sen. Ted Cruz and Donald Trump have been unafraid to speak more…

Medicare at 50: Will it still be around for you?

by Elizabeth Lee Vliet, M.D. -- Medicare was signed into law on July 31, 1965, by President Lyndon Johnson. Unlike ObamaCare, Medicare had broad bipartisan support. It is Title 18 of the Social Security more…

The real culprit in measles outbreak

by Elizabeth Lee Vliet, M.D. -- The focus of the Obama administration and media in the measles outbreak in the U.S. has been on American parents not vaccinating their children. This overlooks a key more…

Doctor sounds alarm:
Illegals bring risk of Ebola

by Elizabeth Lee Vliet, M.D. -- By Elizabeth Lee Vliet, M.D., of the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons Ebola. Chikungunya. Dengue. Norovirus. Hantavirus. Swine flu. Varicella. Variola. The names sound like something out more…