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The NFL's Latest Headache

HealthLegal System

Blog01/28/2019

Only one company is still writing workman's comp policies for the NFL. Insurers fear Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) may be the new asbestos, with lawsuits extending into the distant future.

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The Legal Gymnastics Behind Obamacare

Health

Blog12/26/2018

Winning support in newspapers’ editorial headlines is not the same thing as constitutional justification.

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We'll Need Property Rights in a World of Gene-Edited Humans

Bureaucracy and RegulationHealth

Blog12/19/2018

A respect for property rights will become all the more important in the age of "designer babies" and "gene editing."

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The State Is Influencing Big Tech’s "Unpersoning" — Now Imagine If It Takes Over Healthcare

Big GovernmentHealthMedia and Culture

Blog12/11/2018

Grow the scope of government and expand the weapons of the state that can be deployed against its political enemies.

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Medicare for All: Administrative Costs Are Much Higher than You Think

HealthTaxes and Spending

Blog12/04/2018

Those pushing Medicare for All rely on the presumption that it will generate huge administrative efficiencies. But they greatly underestimate the program's real administrative cost.

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The Case Against Pharma Patent Monopolies

HealthMonopoly and Competition

Blog11/13/2018

Brand recognition, competition, and de-regulation are the keys to a more affordable and more competitive drug market.

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3 Ways Bernie-Care Makes Canadian Healthcare Look Good in Comparison

HealthTaxes and Spending

Blog11/09/2018

Healthcare under the Bernie Sanders plan would be so expansive, centralized, and monolithic as to make the Canadian system look sensible by comparison.

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Cannabis Victories!

Big GovernmentHealthThe Police StateInterventionism

Blog11/07/2018

There were three important victories related to cannabis, i.e., marijuana, legalization and only the most radical measure failed.

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Stop Hating on High-Deductible Health Plans

Bureaucracy and RegulationHealth

Blog10/12/2018

High-deductible or "catastrophic" health plans offer real protection from health disasters. But most government-approved forms of health "insurance" are really just welfare programs in disguise.

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American Life Expectancy vs. European: It's Not About "Socialized Medicine"

Health

Blog09/25/2018

Those who think "more socialized medicine" is the key ingredient in higher life expectancy in the US miss some very important facts about American life. 

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