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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Symptom

Symptom By Leonard Zwelling          Donald Trump is not the cause of the current state of American misery. Had Hillary Clinton won in 2016, we would still have the virus and that’s problem number one. We would still have the fires and climate change. That’s problem number two. The virus would still have caused the ...

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Basic Clinical Research

Basic Clinical Research By Leonard Zwelling       In 1995, when I became the Associate VP for Clinical and Translational Research at MD Anderson, I was thoroughly unqualified for such a title. I was a bench scientist who had done very little translational research and no clinical research beyond being a fellow in the Medicine Branch ...

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DANGER

Danger By Leonard Zwelling          Both of these opinion pieces from The Wall Street Journal on September 9 make the same point. President Trump is clearly behind in the polls and is behind due to his own behavior. Rather than recognize that he barely eked out a win in 2016 and thus needed to expand ...

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Law And Order And Age

Law And Order And Age By Leonard Zwelling          Both of my sons get incessant joy teasing me about my addiction to Law and Order, the NBC TV show now in syndication on Sundance, Ion, and BBC America. Neither of my kids can understand how I watch the same episodes over and over again. It’s ...

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Empty Promises

Empty Promises By Leonard Zwelling          I don’t hear well. I haven’t for a number of years. Many faculty members during my days as a vice president probably attributed this to my not understanding what they were saying, but I understand when I can hear. It got so bad that several years ago the BW ...

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Vaccine

Will You Take The Vaccine? By Leonard Zwelling          If there is one thing in short supply in America today, it is trust in our major institutions. This surely includes the government. Who can tell when the man in the White House is telling the truth or one of his 20,000 and counting lies? Not ...

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Safe

Safe By Leonard Zwelling          The most important job of the President of the United States is to keep the people of America safe. Until the last few weeks, a compelling argument could have been made that Mr. Trump had failed to do that. The coronavirus was credited with over 180,000 deaths, 6 million cases ...

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Truth

Truth By Leonard Zwelling          The coronavirus has changed everything from the Olympics to the national political conventions. But did it need to wreck the economy and why did it?          There were basically two paths that the United States could have taken once the coronavirus escaped China and made it to our shores.          ...

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Balance

Balance: Have We Lost It? By Leonard Zwelling          It’s August 26. There’s a massive hurricane in the Gulf of Mexico threatening the Texas and Louisiana coast. The coronavirus is still a threat to many Americans. Over 178,000 have died as of this writing. While the stock market may be doing fine, many Americans are ...

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In The End

In The End, It’s A Referendum on Trump. Vote Accordingly By Leonard Zwelling          Any time an incumbent president seeks a second term, the main issue of that campaign is the quality of the job the incumbent has done. This is as it should be. It gives the people their chance to weigh in on ...

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