The Green New Deal: What it means for medicine

by Jane M. Orient, M.D. -- The truth has been acknowledged by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's own chief of staff, Saikat Chakrabarti. The Green New Deal is not primarily about greening the planet or controlling more…

Should we panic over measles outbreaks?

by Jane M. Orient, M.D. -- Note: Dr. Orient is a member of the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons, AAPS. In general, it is not a good idea to panic about anything. The more…

What if the government is your doctor?

by Jane M. Orient, M.D. -- People used to know who their doctor was. His name and phone number were on the wall or the refrigerator next to the telephone. He was there for more…

Should we sacrifice freedom for vaccine 'safety'?

by Jane M. Orient, M.D. -- According to the Oath of Hippocrates, physicians have the duty to advise their patients according to the best of their ability and judgment. In most cases, most physicians more…

White-clad congresswomen -- oh, the irony!

by Jane M. Orient, M.D. -- Note: Dr. Orient is a member of the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons, AAPS. While President Trump called for unity and cooperation in his 2019 State of more…

All of Obamacare should be declared unconstitutional

by Jane M. Orient, M.D. -- Note: Dr. Orient is a member of the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons, AAPS. Stocks of hospitals and Medicaid-contracted managed-care companies plunged on the announcement of Judge more…

Can Democrats save entitlements and healthcare?

by Jane M. Orient, M.D. -- The Washington Post of Oct. 18 says the biggest issues in the midterm elections are the threat that Republicans will slash Medicare and Social Security, and maybe get more…