Tagged: Healthcare

Oxycondone 18

Oxycodone and Me

In which our hero is nearly mistaken for a drug addict but ultimately gets the help he needs.

midwife

Cuff the Midwife

A horrible story raises age-old questions about regulation, medical care, and people who make money insisting they know better than trained professionals.

healthcare

Socialized Healthcare and Paternalism

When we all pay entirely for everyone else’s healthcare, everyone’s health becomes everyone’s business. This has real consequences for issues of lifestyle freedom, as choices that should only impact my health become issues others can object to.

Medicaid

Virginia 33rd State to Expand Medicaid

Earlier this week, Virginia became the 33rd State to pass legislation expanding Medicaid. While the national conversation still mostly focuses on the Affordable Care Act, colloquially known as Obamacare, the majority of states have quietly expanded government-run healthcare options.