Ben Carson wants to heal, unite Americans

by Jane M. Orient, M.D. -- Physicians from North Carolina, along with some from around the country who were in Raleigh for a meeting, had a unique opportunity to chat with Dr. Ben Carson more…

The voluntary alternative to Obamacare

by Jane M. Orient, M.D. -- This summer, the U.S. Supreme Court could, in King v. Burwell, uninsure 8 million Americans by finding that subsidies are illegal outside Obamacare state exchanges. Some Republicans are more…

Measles vaccine: Yes or no?

by Jane M. Orient, M.D. -- Unlike the recent outbreak of enterovirus D68, which involved more than 1,000 confirmed cases, with many hospitalized in ICUs, a few deaths and dozens paralyzed, about 150 cases more…

Survival prospects for Obamacare in 2015

by Jane M. Orient, M.D. -- By Jane M. Orient, M.D., of the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons Now that Republicans have control of Congress, they could possibly keep their promise to repeal more…

Obama's care vs. Obamacare

by Jane M. Orient, M.D. -- The whole country has heard the saga of the president's sore throat. Many people who have a similar problem – or a true emergency – might compare his more…

GOP can no longer blame
Harry Reid for Obamacare

by Jane M. Orient, M.D. -- The time for Republican self-congratulation is over, and the work needs to begin. It appears that the majority of the voting population recognizes that our country is in more…

If you want to keep your doctor,
change the Senate!

by Jane M. Orient, M.D. -- My favorite bumper sticker for this campaign season is "Keep your doctor, change your senator." Monica Wehby, M.D., pediatric neurosurgeon, is trying to unseat a one-term Democrat in more…