Editorials: Jane M. Orient, M.D.

Will Medicare Become Like the VA?

Most veterans get most of their medical care from private doctors through Medicare or private insurance.

Healthcare Fixed, on to Climate Change

Now that 8 million or more have signed up on health insurance exchanges under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the President is deploying his phone and his pen to solve another urgent problem:

Perils in the Air: A Frequent Flyer Physician Reflects on Flight MH 370

The bizarre disappearance of Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 might sound like an episode from the Twilight Zone, when an aircraft vanishes into a different dimension and emerges in an earlier time.

No, ObamaCare Is Not a Conservative Idea

Even as ObamaCare is trying to self destruct, its advocates suggest a détente in which “Republicans recognize the conservative nature of the law,” in the words of Austin Frakt in Bloomberg

Washington Has It Backward on Defunding ObamaCare

Defunding ObamaCare does not really require an active decision by the U.S. House of Representatives.

No, We Don’t Have a Plan to Blow up the Bridge—or the Healthcare System

If it’s your bridge, and not one being used by the enemy in wartime, you would want to obstruct a plan to destr

Obama, the Great Defunder

Obama has announced that he will defund the entire government rather than sign a bill that does not contain funding for ObamaCare. Senator Harry Reid has said he will not let the U.S.

The IRS and Your Health

As Americans watch congressional hearings on the Internal Revenue Service, they should ask themselves what this enormously powerful, corrupt, politically motivated agency might do with its new job

Uninsured May Have Better Access to Care than Medicaid Patients, Survey Shows

The public relations campaign to support Medicaid expansion frequently uses testimony by patients with serious medical conditions who have lost their private insurance.