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Reduce Health Care Costs. Are We Chasing the Wind? by Bill Sardi

Take a gander at the following survey published nearly a decade ago (abstract presented at the end of this report). It reveals the multiple physical effects (elevated blood pressure, blood sugar, cholesterol, incidence of arthritis and infection) of the diabesity epidemic now sweeping the globe. While the doctors have their scopes placed on all over their patients’ bodies the elephant in the room is the processed American diet.

The survey was conducted in France where people tend to be leaner, maybe because of the red wine they drink. Consider how modern medicine has capitalized on this situation. Instead of condemning processed food diets, intentionally designed by food purveyors to disarm satiation in order to sell more food, modern medicine piled on and sold more inappropriate drugs and performed more needless surgical procedures.

The whole situation is akin to a frayed wire that continually produces sparks that then triggers repeated fires that have to be put out with a fire extinguisher. In this metaphor, you have to keep taking drugs or even dietary supplements to put out the fires. Such an approach is a giant (intentional?) misdirection. Stop the pyromania and the sales of fire extinguishers will decline.

Modern medicine is pushing anti-cholesterol drugs, blood pressure-lowering pills, pain relievers, antibiotics, anti-diabetic pills, and even performing surgery for a condition known as hyperhidrosis (sweaty palms) that all appear to be diet related, not to mention lap-band and gastric bypass surgery to reduce girth and implantation of artificial hips and knees and a myriad of surgical procedures on vertebral discs to relieve pain.

via Reduce Health Care Costs. Are We Chasing the Wind? by Bill Sardi.

U.S. Health-Care Law’s Mandate Thrown Out by Judge – Bloomberg

The Obama administration’s requirement that most citizens maintain minimum health coverage as part of a broad overhaul of the industry is unconstitutional, a federal judge ruled, striking down the linchpin of the plan.

U.S. District Judge Henry Hudson in Richmond, Virginia, today said that the requirement in President Barack Obama’s health-care legislation goes beyond Congress’s powers to regulate interstate commerce. While severing the coverage mandate, which is set to become effective in 2014, Hudson didn’t address other provisions such as expanding Medicaid.

via U.S. Health-Care Law’s Mandate Thrown Out by Judge – Bloomberg.

Ron Paul on Rand Paul “The Opposition Are Pretty Desperate” « The Pulse of the Pulse

Robert Scott Bell interviewed Ron Paul Thursday Aug. 19th during the Rand Paul Money Bomb Radio Marathon. He talks on a variety of topics including, personal liberty, regulating raw milk, nullification. Also, Ron Paul points out the hidden tax increase collecting taxes from everyone who does a transaction over $600 must do a 1099.

via Ron Paul on Rand Paul “The Opposition Are Pretty Desperate” « The Pulse of the Pulse.

Campaign For Liberty — Let’s Make Health Care Inexpensive Again   | by Harry Browne

The politicians are pushing to raise the cost of your health insurance again.

Of course, that’s not how they describe what they’re doing. They claim to be exercising compassion when they propose to force insurance companies to include mental illness in every health-insurance policy.

via Campaign For Liberty — Let’s Make Health Care Inexpensive Again   | by Harry Browne.