Category Archives: Health Care

Flavored e-cigs and Vaping

Photo Credit Janet Cannon From: Eve Krief MD 65% of teens who vape don’t even know that they are vaping nicotine! One Juul vape pod has the nicotine equivalent of 20 cigarettes. As some of you may know I’m on … Continue reading

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What is Public Charge?

From Eve Krief MD WHAT IS PUBLIC CHARGE? FULL EXPLAINER HERE: A new proposal from DHHS expands the definition of what it means to be a “public charge,” making it harder for immigrants to enter the United States and advance … Continue reading

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Our Healthcare System will Change (Like it or Not)

Submitted by John Hooker In reply to a recent laudable post “Drug Prices: How Pharma Games the System,” I have this to add. To gather momentum to change our system we should be relentless in emphasizing the cost that affects … Continue reading

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Drug Prices: How Pharma Games the System

We have all seen the TV ads for Humira… What they don’t show is the cost.  For instance there are a number of different TNFalpha blockers, including Humira (adalimumab) and Embrel (etanercept). The following site lists their comparable pricing: https://www.goodrx.com/tnf-blockersContinue reading

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10 REASONS WOMEN MUST #FlipThe1st!

Issue #2: August, 2018                                 by Jacquelyn Gavron and Amy Turner    Lee Zeldin repeatedly votes for laws that jeopardize the health and financial wellbeing of … Continue reading

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Zeldin is Lying about your Healthcare

  In his robocalls Zeldin uses a local physician to assure patients and constituents that he and the Republicans are not about to deny insurance for pre-existing conditions will not touch medicare will not abolish social security The physician, Dr. … Continue reading

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Lee Zeldin: We call BS when we see BS!

By Marc Rauch To the editor of the Long Island Advance: NY-01 Representative Lee Zeldin has tried to portray himself as an environmentalist in a recent TV campaign ad, in press releases and in letters to constituents. However, a new … Continue reading

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