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A Couple Things About Ebola (Update)

To begin, let me say that I’m not a virologist and I’m not an infectious disease physician. I think, though, that there are a few things that need to be said about Ebola. First, it seems like the mainstream media would like nothing better than for us to be frightened. I guess if your fear index goes up they sell more papers and get more hits online. According to the CDC, there have been 887 deaths secondary to Ebola. All the deaths have been confined to Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia and Nigeria. Unlike HIV in the late ’70s and early ’80s,

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The Three Truths About ObamaCare

Democrats have been so wimpy on ObamaCare, it makes me want to vomit. (Oops, just messed up my keyboard!) They are killing me. ObamaCare isn’t some major overhaul of our healthcare system. It isn’t. Yes, the bill is thousands of pages long, but most of that verbiage was tap dancing around existing law. ObamaCare simply addresses the worst problems of our existing system. The vast majority of Americans will see little or no changes to their coverage. ObamaCare doesn’t cure cancer nor is it Hitler revived from the dead. ObamaCare is compromise between what we had, an employer-based system (which really

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Errington C. Thompson, MD

Dr. Thompson is a surgeon, scholar, full-time sports fan and part-time political activist. He is active in a number of community projects and initiatives. Through medicine, he strives to improve the physical health of all he treats.


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