Has Hillary banished her own stepson?

by Jane M. Orient, M.D. -- In my abnormal human psychology class a half century ago, we studied Sigmund Freud's neurotic defense mechanisms. While Freud has been discredited in many ways, his idea of more…

Examining Hillary's doctor and health report

by Jane M. Orient, M.D. -- A number of physicians, including me, have dared to suggest that Hillary Clinton might have a serious health problem that would affect her ability to serve as president, more…

Is Hillary Clinton medically unfit to serve?

by Jane M. Orient, M.D. -- Some Republicans as well as Democrats have used the term "unfit to serve" about Donald Trump, based on things he said and what they assume he might have more…

Making American medicine great again

by Jane M. Orient, M.D. -- The Republicans are at it again: trying to tweak a bad idea, make it "bipartisan," and set a flawed system more firmly in concrete. What we really need more…

'Safe spaces' for jihad in America

by Jane M. Orient, M.D. -- Two facts about the Orlando massacre stand out: The killer (may his name be forgotten) was an "authorized" gun owner, and the shootings occurred in a "safe" place. more…

Medicare-age patient to Trump:
Let's make a deal

by Jane M. Orient, M.D. -- Donald Trump has been castigated for saying that if the government goes bankrupt, he'd get creditors to accept less. That is standard operating procedure for businesses. Creditors make more…

The Zika 'crisis': Another result of DDT ban

by Jane M. Orient, M.D. -- According to the World Health Organization (WHO), Zika is, like Ebola, a Public Health Emergency of International Concern. Now the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) more…

Big Health Care's latest attack on patients

by Jane M. Orient, M.D. -- Anything with "Big" in it means Big Money, whether it's Big Pharma, Big Oil, or whatever. The Big industry will have skyscrapers, plush executive suites and a battalion more…