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The Defense Department and Antarctic Eelpouts May End America’s Biggest Medical Killer

January 9, 2017

What’s the one medical condition most likely to kill you? If you follow statistics, you’d probably say heart disease. About one in four deaths in the US is due to the condition. Each year, more than a million Americans have a heart attack. Though heart disease tops most “causes of death” lists, far more Americans die due to the transplant organ shortage.

The 21st Century Cures Act Won’t Cure Our Healthcare Problems

December 5, 2016

Having passed the House with overwhelming support, the $6 billion 21st Century Cures Act is on track to become law. Its original purpose (before lobbyists spent more than $100 million to influence the legislation) was to accelerate the development and approval of new drugs and medical devices.

The Tools of JFK and Reagan Probably Won’t Work for Trump

November 14, 2016

The presidential campaign made one fact very clear. Most of the media and public aren’t focused on economic growth. They fail to see that in the end, it doesn’t matter what a candidate’s policy priorities are. Growth powers and funds everything else. Just take a look at the enormous federal deficit and you’ll see that economic health keeps taking a back seat to short-term goals.

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