New Book Release

Congressional Malpractice: Is Access to Affordable Healthcare A Right or A Privilege?

By Leonard Zwelling, M.D., M.B.A.
Contributing Author, Marianne L. Ehrlich
Forward by Retired U.S. Senator Tom Coburn, M.D.

Published by John M. Hardy Publishing, Houston Texas
ISBN: 978-1-946182-01-2
Release date: 1 March 2018

Health Care Reform Policy Blog

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ALTUVE! By Leonard Zwelling I’ve been going to baseball games since I was ten, in 1958. That first game was a 10 nothing beat down by the Yankees on some hapless American League foe with Bob Turley on the mound. Since then I saw Mickey Mantle walk off the Indians in the 11th inning at ...

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The BW Is In The Hall Of Fame–Again

The BW Is In The Hall Of Fame–Again By Leonard Zwelling Readers of this blog know I refer to my wife, Dr. Eugenie Kleinerman, as the BW, the Beautiful Wife. I stole this from Earl Wilson who wrote a gossip column in the New York Post that I read as a young boy when my ...

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Curious About How This Goes

Curious About How This Goes By Leonard Zwelling I think most Americans, whether pro-Trump or anti-Trump, want to get to the bottom of what he’s up to with regard to promises he has made to foreign leaders and in exchange for what. Is the President of the United States beholding to other countries and, if ...

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What Are Facts?

What Are Facts? By Leonard Zwelling Bear with me on this one. It’s complicated. In The Wall Street Journal on Monday, October 7, famous cartoonist Scott Adams (“Dilbert”) wrote a piece about trying to discern fact from fiction when the news media from the right and left appear to be giving us conflicting views ...

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Concierge Medicine And The Time To Listen

Concierge Medicine And The Time To Listen By Leonard Zwelling It has always been my belief that at some point the United States must swing toward a medical system that covers everyone. How we get there is beyond me. My guess is that someday the Democrats will have the power to push through a public ...

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Mitt Romney: Super Hero?

Mitt Romney: Super Hero? By Leonard Zwelling I have been thinking a lot about John McCain in the last few weeks. I keep wondering what he would make of the Democrats’ attempt to impeach President Trump and Trump’s counter-attacks against Nancy Pelosi, Adam Schiff and the rest of the House majority. I also wonder about ...

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Feedback By Leonard Zwelling There is nothing more gratifying to a blogger than getting emails and texts from readers commenting upon a previously posted blog. Most of the notes I get call me to task. I guess no one writes to you if they agree with you. That makes sense. It’s mostly those with contrary ...

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America’s PTSD: Pretty Tired of Seeing Donald

America’s PTSD: Pretty Tired of Seeing Donald By Leonard Zwelling This week has been devoted to blogs about the impending impeachment inquiry that may turn into an investigation that may turn into articles of impeachment and a committee vote that may turn into a vote on the House floor to impeach the President of The ...

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What’s Next In The Impeachment Drama?: No One Knows

What’s Next In The Impeachment Drama?: No One Knows By Leonard Zwelling I laughed out loud when I read Peggy Noonan’s latest op-ed on Saturday, September 28 in the Wall Street Journal. She was thinking what I was. There is no way to know what happens next when the Democrats formally launch the impeachment ...

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If You’re Good, You Only Need One: The Al Capone Strategy

If You’re Good, You Only Need One: The Al Capone Strategy By Leonard Zwelling One of my great guilty pleasures of all time is the movie The Untouchables by Brian DiPalma, starring Kevin Costner as Eliot Ness. It’s a fictional account of how a small band of government agents fought the Chicago mob and the ...

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