Healthcare

Germany should allow donating organs to strangers

HANDELSBLATT GLOBAL: Some people die in Germany because it prohibits organ donations to strangers. Berlin should emulate other nations and change the law to save lives.

Dental therapists and dental reform

ARIZONA CAPITOL TIMES: To drill or not to drill? For the past few months, it’s a question Arizona state lawmakers have been asking themselves and various experts in the dental field.

Rejection Of Right To Try Bill Is Cruel And Inhumane

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CONTACT: David Clement North American Affairs Manager Consumer Choice Center david@consumerchoicecenter.org   Rejection Of Right To Try Bill Is Cruel And Inhumane Washington DC – Yesterday, the House rejected a bill that would have given terminally ill patients the right to experimental medicines. The bill required 2/3rds support but failed to reach that mark having […]

Dental therapist bill passes Senate health committee as latest voter poll rejects the concept

PHOENIX BUSINESS JOURNAL: A new poll released said 68 percent of Arizonans don’t want a new mid-level dental therapy profession. Commissioned by Consumer Choice Center and conducted by OH Predictive Insights, the telephone poll was conducted Feb. 7-8 among a sample of 601 registered Arizona voters.

Dental Therapists: A new dental category may not be the answer

Because so much of the U.S. healthcare system is focused on medical expenses, benefits, and insurance programs, it’s an unfortunate fact that dental care is often neglected. An estimated 35.6 percent of U.S. adults didn’t visit a dentist last year, along with 55.3 percent of Medicaid-eligible children. Is it mostly because people cannot find enough dentists […]

It’s time to legalize paid plasma donations in Ontario

OUR WINDSOR: In order to meet supply, Canada ends up importing close to 70 per cent of the plasma from the United States, where they have paid plasma donor plans. Thus, Canadian officials end up acquiring plasma from paid donors abroad while prohibiting it here at home

German pharmacy sector labelled ‘rent-seeking cartel’

AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL OF PHARMACIES: A consumer choice advocate has strongly criticised the country’s pharmacy sector as “protectionist and backward” due to ownership and other regulations which restrict competition.

Innovation allows longer lives for all of us – Let’s not stop it halfway through

VOCAL EUROPE: Good news! Living in the 21st century means living in the most healthy and technological most advanced times humanity has ever seen.

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