Donald Trump Nazi Hitler

A Very American Coup

Donald Trump, in an interview yesterday with a reporter, referred to we, American citizens, as “.. I would like my people” “to stand up” when he wanted them to show obedience just like the North Korean people do for Kim.  That is a dictator talking about his role after he has taken power in a…

storefront urgent care

Is the Doctor In?

Robert W. Morrow, M.D. A couple of weeks ago, the New York Times took a stab at documenting one of the radical transformations that is happening in the delivering of healthcare in the US, i.e. the advent of the store-front urgent care facilities.  This is how they introduce the topic: “Is the doctor in? “In…

donald trump the snake

“The Snake:” Donald Trump Tells it Like it Isn’t

The author of the piece is a 30 year veteran of jazz radio broadcasting in New England. He’s also a long-time Contrary Perspective reader and active commenter.  We encourage other readers to submit their ideas to the blog. – Ed. Greg Laxer In what is unquestionably, in this writer’s mind, already the most bizarre presidency…

Money in healthcare

Healthcare Money-Go-Round

Robert W. Morrow, M.D. New York Times, February 3, 2018: Interest rates that are set every day in the global bond markets are already leaping higher, in anticipation of central bank rate increases later this year. On Friday, the yield on the 10-year Treasury note — a widely used gauge for overall interest rates —…

primary care vs. emergency care

$1 Primary Care = $6 Saved on Healthcare

Robert W. Morrow, M.D. That is a simple equation that is truer now than ever, since the cost of care once someone is really sick continues to rise quickly. Primary care decreases the need for expensive tests and procedures, and focuses on preventing and managing chronic health issues. Catch things early and over time, with…