Let July 4 be Obamacare Independence Day

by Jane M. Orient, M.D. -- The Senate has finally unveiled its heretofore secret plan for pretending to repeal the (Un)Affordable Care Act (ACA, UCA or Obamacare): the Better Care Reconciliation Act. There's the more…

Paris Accord pullout: Good for our health

by Jane M. Orient, M.D. -- Note: Dr. Orient is a member of the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons, AAPS. A consortium of medical societies is echoing former President Obama's dire warning that more…

With jihadi attacks, we're all 1ST responders

by Jane M. Orient, M.D. -- Note: Dr. Orient is a member of the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons, AAPS. Medical personnel have to have training in CPR, and many other citizens are more…

The case for being uninsured

by Jane M. Orient, M.D. -- Republicans say they are going to "replace" Obamacare, but they will come up with something very similar and at least as bad if they start with the same more…

Don't fall for the 'quality' lie in health reform

by Jane M. Orient, M.D. -- The congressional echo chamber, on both sides of the aisle, constantly talks about the great reform fad: "payment for value" and "quality" care. And the Medicare version, the more…