Why Are There Drug Shortages?
In testimony before the U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, John Goodman says we have drug shortages because FDA policy is forcing a race to the bottom on all product attributes other than price.
Why the Covid Pandemic Emergency Needs to End
By repeatedly extending the pandemic emergency every 90 days, the Biden administration has expanded the number of households eligible for food stamps and dramatically increased average benefits, more than doubling food-stamp spending. The administration has used the...
Texas Healthcare Road Show with Congresswoman Van Duyne
AFP Texas Director of External Affairs, Mack Morris, discusses healthcare policy and the Personal Option with Congresswoman Beth Van Duyne and Dr. John Goodman of the Goodman Institute.
Republican Alternative to the New Health Reforms
A Health Reform Whose Time Has Come
The basic idea: take all the spending and tax subsidies we now provide to private health insurance and use that money to give every American not on a government health plan a refundable tax credit. This money could be used to purchase health insurance and make deposits to Health Savings Accounts, from which people could purchase health services directly. Rep. Pete Sessions has a bill that would do just that. More
Why “Testing to Treat” for Covid Isn’t Working
Obamacare: Promises Made, Promises Broken
When Barack Obama ran for president in 2008, health care was a major issue. Although many on the left were advocating single-payer, national health insurance, Obama pledged private health insurance reform instead.
April 2022 Health Care News
In this post you will find the latest topics from The Health Care News publication.
Covid: Could We Have Saved More Lives?
According to a Goodman Institute study by David Henderson and Charles Hooper, studies suggest that there are at least 11 drugs that can substantially reduce mortality in patients who contract Covid-19. These drugs are widely used, safe, and convenient. Because they are generic, most of them cost $1. A few of them cost $5.
Did the Government Make us Fat?
Beginning around 1980, the federal government and public health agencies began demonizing meat and saturated fat as the major cause of obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease in the U.S. and around the world. They promoted a low-fat diet with increased consumption of carbohydrates instead. Obesity in the US has been steadily increasing ever since.
Sadly, these top-down public health campaigns served up a perfect nutritional storm for higher levels of obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure, and cardiovascular disease. And this was done while mounting, high-quality, peer-reviewed nutritional research suggested the basis for their advice was completely wrong.