In Reply to Wayne Hoffman’s ‘Voluntary Giving’ Medicaid Gap Solution

In Reply to Wayne Hoffman’s ‘Voluntary Giving’ Medicaid Gap Solution

I just finished reading Idaho Freedom Foundation head Wayne Hoffman’s proposed solution to the Medicaid expansion problem, and all we can say is you might as well be whistling Dixie while drowning in quicksand. We have written many times about...
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States Offer Relief From Rising Health Care Costs – Congress Should Help

States Offer Relief From Rising Health Care Costs – Congress Should Help

— Published with Permission of DailySignal.com — Insurance executives say that in for 2019, individual market premiums could increase by 30 percent nationwide. Middle-class Americans, stuck in Obamacare’s insurance “markets,” are desperate for relief...
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Medicaid Expansion is not the Answer

Medicaid Expansion is not the Answer

Once again our favorite “Liberal Media Muppet” Betsy Russell who tries to write stories for the Spokane Review is trying to trash Labrador for the sake of expanding a system in Idaho that has failed in just about every other...
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A Historic Review of Modern Medicine

A Historic Review of Modern Medicine

Modern day medicine in the USA began at the end of the 19th century with the development of Medical residency training programs at John’s Hopkins University and the Mayo Clinic. Both institutions were run by physicians and administered by Catholic...
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PODCAST: Pros and Cons of Medical Cannabis with Dr. Michael Karlfeldt

PODCAST: Pros and Cons of Medical Cannabis with Dr. Michael Karlfeldt

Today, we discuss pros and cons of cannabis, both medically and legally with Dr. Michael Karlfeldt who runs a large integrative medical clinic in Meridian. Dr. Karlfeldt is a Board Certified Traditional Naturopath (CTN® ), with 20+ years of clinical...
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A Primer on Medicinal Cannabis – Idaho Needs More Health Freedom

A Primer on Medicinal Cannabis – Idaho Needs More Health Freedom

The word Cannabis is the real name for marijuana: The Government has made the word marijuana into something to be shunned so for the purpose of getting off on the right track we will be using the word Cannabis in...
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The Inconvenient Truth about Mass Shootings, Drugs, and Misinformation

The Inconvenient Truth about Mass Shootings, Drugs, and Misinformation

Just about every mass shooting that has taken place in the past twenty years, along with many instances of isolated shootings and suicide, inconveniently share one thing in common. No, it’s not guns. The evidence is overwhelming: and points to...
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Will Integrative Medicine be the Future of Healthcare? Part III in a series (The Solution)

Will Integrative Medicine be the Future of Healthcare? Part III in a series (The Solution)

Our approach to a healthy society is upside down: Those who are involved in healthcare have built an entire trillion dollar industry around it. As a nation, we do not try to keep our citizens healthy by any means. What...
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Setting an Example – Kevin Miller’s Quest: ‘Changing Your Lifestyle’

Setting an Example – Kevin Miller’s Quest: ‘Changing Your Lifestyle’

Kevin Miller is setting an example to anyone who has a weight problem or, as many might say, an addiction to food. I’m not sure if I was an inspiration to Kevin in this quest but maybe I played a small...
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Where the Rubber Meets the Road in Healthcare

Where the Rubber Meets the Road in Healthcare

The Senate will vote today on proceeding to decide if they will vote on repealing Obamacare or repealing and replacing Obamacare. Either way, they need to get off dead center as we have waited a long time to fix our...
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How to Solve the Healthcare Crisis in 5 Minutes

How to Solve the Healthcare Crisis in 5 Minutes

Liberals keep saying, “If Obamacare is so terrible, what is your solution.” Conservatives keep saying, “If the GOP replacement is so bad, what is your solution.” So, here’s the answer from a common sense, small businessman and S.O...
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Does Anyone Know the Real Cost of Health?

Does Anyone Know the Real Cost of Health?

We’re spending a lot of time talking about the cost of healthcare these days, so I was a bit shocked yesterday when I received a bill for my wife’s emergency room treatment at St. Luke’s Hospital in Meridian back in...
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