Opinion

 

U.S. health care’s primary problem — A doctor shortage

America’s medical system is facing a primary care crisis. To meet our nation’s needs would require almost 15,000 additional primary care doctors. Take into account the effects of aging and population growth, and the shortage will climb to almost 50,000 by 2030.

November 14, 2018 noon read more..
  

Feed the hungry

As we celebrate the service of veterans today, too many are homeless and hungry, struggling to get the health care they deserve. (‘SHS honors veterans with tribute’ and ‘Feeding the hungry’ in the Daily Sun News, Nov. 11, 2018).

November 14, 2018 noon read more..
  

Grease FDA wheels to save lives

When you’re desperately ill, your chances of recovery improve as your access to treatment improves. That’s why it’s such good news that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is working to speed up the process of getting new medications to patients.

November 7, 2018 noon read more..
  

Being a good listener

Buddy and I took a little trip to the big red and yellow ballot box near the Sunnyside post office the other night to deposit my ballot and that of my daughter Sarah.

November 2, 2018 noon read more..
 

The Politics of E15

On October 9, President Donald Trump announced that he was lifting the EPA’s ban on summertime sales of E15—a motor fuel blend consisting of 15% ethanol instead of the usual 10%. Trump’s announcement is telling. It teaches much about politics, trade policy, and the sorry state of the environmentalist movement.

November 2, 2018 noon read more..
 

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