Tag Archives: Free

What you need to know about hospitals nationwide promoting free hernia screenings

The ad pictured above was for a Chicago-area hospital.  But such marketing is popping up all over the U.S.  It’s happening not just in paid-for ads and marketing, but also in supposedly independently vetted journalism. Here are just a few of many examples you can find online. In Amarillo, Texas, a TV news anchor presented… Read More »

Employer coverage is a barrier to free market healthcare, and a bulwark against socialism – Washington Examiner

The view that the American healthcare system is too expensive and overly complex is one that enjoys broad ideological agreement. That consensus breaks down when it comes to the debate over whether government is the cause of these problems or at the center of the solution. The long impasse on healthcare policy has resulted in… Read More »

How the global gag rule stifles free speech

During his first week in office, President Donald J. Trump issued an executive order known as the Expanded Global Gag Rule that cuts funding to foreign aid organizations that provide or refer women to abortions. A new journal article by researchers in the Global Health Justice and Governance program (GHJG) at the Columbia University Mailman… Read More »