Category Archives: Health Care

Southern California Air Pollution Data from the American Lung Association

Southern California Air Pollution Data from the American Lung Association The American Lung Association (www.lung.org) in “State of the Air 2018” has good data and presentations on US air pollution, and those susceptible to it.  Here, we will cover areas … Continue reading

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Global Health Effects from Particulates and Indoor Air Pollution

In a new report: State of Global Air 2018, a Health Effects Institute Special Report, we have new data on deaths from fine particles, and from indoor fuel burning. Their website is www.stateofglobalair.com The data are from 2016. A comparative … Continue reading

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Health Effects and Costs of California Smog

Health Effects and Costs of Southern California Smog This post comes from a comprehensive 2011 analysis by Jane Hall and Victor Brajer of Cal State University Fullerton, and Fred Lurmann, in Contemporary Economic Policy, Oct. 1, 2011, Volume 29, No. … Continue reading

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Trump’s and America’s Health

Trump’s and America’s Health Yesterday we got Trump’s health report. Trump is our President and Commander in Chief. He sets his proposed budget including health, and appoints heads of departments for covering the health of the people of America. While … Continue reading

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My Disappointments with President Trump and the Republican Congress

My Disappointments with President Trump and the Republican Congress I have been avoiding commenting on daily Trump mayhem, but to the extent this blog has any historical value, I want to record briefly some of the ways that Trump or … Continue reading

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Please Teach Trump What Bastille Day Celebrates

Please Teach Trump What Bastille Day Celebrates Trump, having witnessed the Bastille Day or French National Day Parade, has decided that he needs that pomp of having a July 4 Parade next year showing off our military hardware. France’s parade … Continue reading

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Deaths From the Trumpcare Plan Over the Next Decade

Deaths from the Trumpcare (BCRA) Plan Over the Next Decade   While the previous article argued for consideration of the added expenses and injuries caused by pricing out pre-seniors from healthcare in the Trumpcare plan (Better Care Reconciliation Act), vox.com … Continue reading

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The Trump Administration Wants the HONEST Act to Prevent Science in Regulations

The Trump Administration Wants the HONEST Act to Prevent Science in Regulations   Climate Skeptics have burdened climate scientists by going to court to demand all data from climate scientists research, in order to slow them down and drive up … Continue reading

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Trump’s National Day of Prayer: Politicize Religion, and Slash Healthcare

Trumps National Day of Prayer:  Politicize Religion, and Slash Healthcare Trump has held two TV worthy Rose Garden events on this National Day of Prayer, that strayed rather far from our traditions of Religion.  The first was to give “free … Continue reading

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Will the New ACHA Cure Republicans Infected With Obfuscative Pablum?

Will the New ACHA Cure Republicans Infected With Obfuscative Pablum?   The Republicans, once again, are working on a health plan in secret. Then they plan to immediately vote on it before it can be analyzed by Democrats, or the … Continue reading

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