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  • 70% of largest U.S. cities lack funds to cover costs; pensions and healthcare are majority of debt

    02/20/2024 3:02:32 PM PST · by Twotone · 34 replies
    Just the News ^ | February 20, 2024 | Bethany Blankley
    In fiscal 2022, 70 percent of the largest cities in the U.S. did not have enough money to pay their bills. In the latest comprehensive analysis of the fiscal health of the 75 most populous cities in the U.S., 53 did not have enough money to pay all of their bills, according to a Truth in Accounting analysis of the latest annual comprehensive financial reports from 2022. In its eighth annual Financial State of the Cities report, TIA found that the 75 largest cities in the U.S. had $307.4 billion worth of assets available to pay bills but their debt,...
  • MURDOCK: Biden Turns Vets into P.O.W.s Under Kafkaesque VA System...'Every time we think this administration has reached a grotesque low, they dig deeper...'

    02/18/2024 9:26:27 PM PST · by Red Badger · 43 replies
    Headline USA ^ | February 18, 2024 | Staff
    (Deroy Murdock, Headline USA) Democrats constantly crow about their faith in “the right to choose.” But this applies to little beyond abortion. Any woman who chooses to buy a gun or send her child to a charter school should expect “pro-choice” Democrats to stand in her way. Democrats crave control and uniformity, even when it comes to medical care for America’s veterans. Democrats want vets in the Department of Veterans Affairs, not getting cured in the private sector. Obama–Biden’s VA waitlist scandal found veterans dying before they could see their doctors. Donald J. Trump promised to fix this lethal mess....

    02/18/2024 6:02:04 PM PST · by Red Badger · 36 replies
    Futurism ^ | 18 February 2024 | JON CHRISTIAN
    "THE CART IS SO FAR AHEAD OF THE HORSE, IT’S LIKE HOW DO WE REIN IT BACK IN WITHOUT CAREENING OVER THE RAVINE?" You may remember a series of lawyers who have attempted to use AI tools in court — and were subsequently embarrassed and sanctioned when the chatbots screwed up, sometimes even inventing plausible-sounding cases that didn't actually exist. So consider this: how would you feel if your doctor did the same thing, feeding your symptoms into an AI system to diagnose what's wrong with you? That's a looming question, Politico reports in a fascinating story, that's currently stressing...
  • Biden’s brother used his name to promote a hospital chain. Then it collapsed.

    02/18/2024 4:42:08 PM PST · by Red Badger · 11 replies
    Politico ^ | 02/18/2024 07:00 AM EST | By BEN SCHRECKINGER
    Jim Biden played a major role in a company called Americore, which the government has accused of massive Medicare fraud. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ In 2017, a hospital operator set out to build a rural health care empire with the help of a Philadelphia-area consultant. The consultant, Jim Biden, had no experience running hospitals. But he did understand the federal government and had ties to labor unions. Perhaps more important, he was the younger brother of Joe Biden. The final years of the Obama administration had cemented the former vice president’s towering stature in the world of health care, where he had made...
  • Navy Whistleblower Exposes ‘937% Surge in Heart Failure’ Among Vaxxed Pilots

    11/29/2023 11:39:00 AM PST · by Red Badger · 36 replies
    SLAY News ^ | November 29, 2023 - 12:57 pm | Frank Bergman
    A U.S. Navy medical officer has blown the whistle and gone public with explosive internal data regarding surges of serious health issues among vaccinated military personnel. Lieutenant Ted Macie has selflessly waived anonymity in order to raise the alarm about the startling number of troops suffering potentially fatal heart-related problems. Macie is currently serving as an officer in the Navy Medical Service Corps. He has now bravely come forward as a whistleblower and disclosed Department of Defense (DOD) data that suggests a notable increase in heart-related problems among military pilots after receiving the COVID-19 mRNA injections. Lieutenant Macie, who also...
  • Report: At Least 769 Recently Vaxxed Athletes Collapsed Last Year During Competition

    01/03/2023 9:47:58 AM PST · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 73 replies ^ | 1/2/22 | Bo Banks
    Report: At Least 769 Recently Vaxxed Athletes Collapsed Last Year During Competition One of the underlying stories of 2022 is the enormous number of professional athletes – primarily men with an average age of 23 – collapsing during competition. Though many of these instances have been documented in singular reports. Mainstream media outlets appear reluctant to link this unprecedented surge in collapses to the Covid-19 jab. Or to even bother asking follow up questions as to why or how this is happening. This is especially suspicious considering the majority of these collapsing instances involved recently vaccinated and or boosted athletes....
  • Dozens of Vaxxed Athletes Are Suddenly Collapsing and Nobody’s Allowed to Ask Why

    11/26/2021 8:34:54 AM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 76 replies
    NOQ Report ^ | November 26, 2021 | JD Rucker
    There’s an extremely inconvenient truth for vaxx-nannies that is quietly surfacing across the globe. Professional athletes, who are among the healthiest people on the planet, are collapsing with inexplicable and sudden heart conditions, often while in the middle of playing their games. The only common thread among them is that they were all recently injected with the Covid-19 jabs. Unfortunately, this truth is being kept under wraps. Nobody’s allowed to state the obvious or ask questions that could expose the reality of great harm being caused by the vaccines. Just yesterday, stories emerged, including video, of professional soccer star Adama...
  • Sudden Deaths of Vaxxed Athletes, Students, Pilots, Military, but Why No Politicians?

    02/14/2024 8:14:34 PM PST · by george76 · 75 replies
    California Globe ^ | February 14, 2024 | Katy Grimes
    Members of the California Assembly and Senate were exempted from COVID vaccine mandates – so was Congress and Biden’s Executive Branch... Isn’t it extraordinary that we see daily reports of young athletes, high school and college students, college athletes, pilots, members of the military and others dropping dead suddenly? Yet we aren’t seeing this same “died suddenly” phenomenon, as it is now called, in elected politicians – members of Congress, Governors, or State Legislatures. ... Before the vaccine rollout of 2021, these kinds of collapses were never seen before, and if they did happen, they were extremely rare. Now, it’s...
  • A Junior Scientist. A Prominent Oncologist. Now, a Clash at MD Anderson Over Who Gets Research Credit

    02/14/2024 1:01:01 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 37 replies
    STAT ^ | Feb. 8, 2024 | Angus Chen and Jonathan Wosen
    hree years ago, Jamie Lin, an early-career nephrologist at MD Anderson Cancer Center, made findings that could potentially help both save the kidneys of cancer patients and propel her career as a physician-scientist hoping to one day run her own lab. It was a promising start, but that’s when Lin says one of the Texas institute’s most powerful researchers interfered. Lin alleges in a lawsuit that prominent oncologist Padmanee Sharma derailed the publication of papers based on Lin’s work, threatened to undermine her fledgling career, and made defamatory comments about her in retaliation for resisting making Sharma an author on...
  • Denver Health at “Critical Point” as 8,000 Migrants Make 20,000 Emergency Visits

    01/26/2024 9:55:34 PM PST · by 11th_VA · 101 replies ^ | Jan 24, 2024
    The Denver hospital system is turning away local residents because it is flooded with migrant visits. Denver Health CEO Donna Lynne warned the center is in a crucial moment due to unexpected costs associated with immigrant visits. What I think is not being said is that Denver Health is at a critical, critical point and that we need to take this up in 2024,” Lynne told the Denver City Council, according to the Denver Post. Eight-thousand migrants from Central America accounted for approximately 20,000 visits in 2023. Denver Health asked the Federal Emergency Management Agency to provide funds for immigrants’...
  • Where is the best (and worst) state to retire in 2024? Fascinating study looks not just at health care and taxes but quality of golf courses too

    01/24/2024 12:18:25 PM PST · by george76 · 49 replies
    DAILY MAIL ^ | 24 January 2024 | TILLY ARMSTRONG
    Florida earned its reputation as the retirement capital of the US.. A fixed income in retirement can go a lot further in some states than others .. ... To make the most of your retirement savings, you should retire in a state where the cost of living and tax rates are friendly to retirees, if you have the resources to. You should also consider factors like the quality of the state's healthcare system and the abundance of activities that you enjoy.' Colorado, which ranked second for the best state to retire in 2024, offers similarly taxpayer-friendly conditions, with no estate...
  • FDA’s New Rule Allows for Medical Research Without Informed Consent

    01/23/2024 7:17:41 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 60 replies
    The Epoch Times ^ | 1/23/2024 | Amie Dahnke
    Studies cannot pose more than minimal risk to humans and must include appropriate safeguards to protect the rights, safety, and welfare of those involved.In an effort to encourage the discovery of more treatment and diagnostic options in the medical field, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has finalized a rule allowing certain clinical trials to operate without obtaining informed consent from participants. The hitch? The study cannot pose more than minimal risk to humans and must include appropriate safeguards to protect the rights, safety, and welfare of those involved. The rule was issued in late December 2023 and went...
  • Milford Regional Medical Center warns it may deny care to those using 'unwelcome words' about race, gender

    01/21/2024 3:52:38 PM PST · by george76 · 52 replies
    Fox News ^ | January 19, 2024 | Alexander Hall
    'Words or actions that are disrespectful, racist, discriminatory, hostile or harassing are not welcome and will not be tolerated,' the doctor says ... Milford Regional Medical Center’s announcement about rules for its "inclusive environment" caused a recent stir with a warning to potential patients that they must follow a specific code of conduct to access their services. Dr. Peter Smulowitz, chief medical officer at the Massachusetts medical center, had released a now-unlisted video on the hospital’s official YouTube channel Jan. 3 explaining how not just staff, but patients themselves, are held accountable for causing offense, ranging from rhetoric to a...
  • More than 850 medical transportation workers in Chicago join Teamsters

    01/20/2024 7:17:29 AM PST · by Salman · 18 replies
    IBT (Teamsters Union) official press release ^ | 2024.01.19 | Press Contact: Matt McQuaid
    (CHICAGO) – Workers at SCR Medical Transportation, a subsidiary of Beacon Mobile, have elected Teamsters Local 727 to be their sole collective bargaining representative. After months of SCR’s anti-union tactics and unlawful behavior, workers in both the Chicago Pace ADA and Chicago Public Schools/Pace Taxi Livery divisions voted yes for the union. “Despite SCR’s disgusting union busting behavior, hundreds of workers voted to become Teamsters,” said John Coli, Jr., Secretary-Treasurer of Local 727 in Park Ridge. “I am in awe of our 850 new brothers and sisters for standing strong in the face of a nasty campaign from SCR management...
  • Denver Hospital at Point of Collapse Due to Illegal Immigrants

    01/19/2024 9:29:52 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 36 replies
    Hotair ^ | 01/19/2024 | David Strom
    This will shock you, I know. Well, probably not, unless you are an advocate of the whole “sanctuary” phenomenon, which is based on the idea that kindness alone will suffice to ensure that opening the doors to every Tom, Dick, and Harry will turn out well for everybody. Denver's major public hospital is hemorrhaging money as migrants flood the city.— Not the Bee (@Not_the_Bee) January 18, 2024Denver isn’t exactly flooded by illegal immigrants by today’s standards. Only 36,000 have come through the city in the past couple of years, out of the 8-12 million Biden has been letting flood through...
  • Migrant crisis plunges Denver's main public hospital deep into the red after patients received $130 MILLION of treatments they were unable to pay for

    01/18/2024 1:25:20 AM PST · by Libloather · 17 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 1/18/24 | Joe Hutchison
    The migrant crisis in Denver has plunged the city's main public hospital deep into the red after patients received $136 million in treatment they couldn't pay for. Denver Health lost $2 million in 2022 - but that was substantially-reduced by a $20 million cash injection from the state. In 2022, the hospital system lost $35 million, with bosses warning of 'dire consequences' for the hospital if 2024 is as bad as the previous two. The rise in costs has coincided with the unprecedented number of immigrants who crossed America's border and arrived in Denver. Around 36,000 have arrived so far...
  • Biden Admin May Be Setting Stage for Medicare Cuts

    01/16/2024 3:59:07 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 19 replies
    Red State ^ | 01/16/2024 | Ward Clark
    Healthcare, as much as the left hates to admit it, is a market item, like any other good or service. Until the mid-20th century, the provision of healthcare was like any other business; you went to the doctor, you paid him, and that was that. Granted, now modern, high-tech medicine is more expensive, and there is therefore a market for health insurance to spread that cost out. That, too, is a market item. When the government meddles in markets, they almost always screw it up. The Biden administration has never and will never learn this lesson; now, in the latest...
  • Even Insured Americans Can't Afford Medical Bills

    01/11/2024 10:30:49 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 47 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | 01/12/2024 | George Citroner
    Millions of Americans are struggling under the crushing weight of rapidly rising health care costs that now force them to choose between putting food on the table or taking care of their health.(Nata-Lia/Shutterstock)Even with insurance, medical bills have become backbreaking as health care expenditures devoured more than 17 percent of the U.S. GDP, an increase of 4.1 percent from the year before.Runaway Growth of Health CostsOver the past few decades, health care expenditures in the United States have skyrocketed.Costs rocketed to nearly $4.5 trillion in 2022 despite reduced services during the pandemic, data from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid...
  • NPs Have the Best Job in Healthcare

    01/11/2024 2:11:20 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 7 replies
    MEDPAGE TODAY ^ | January 10, 2024 | Kristina Fiore
    — Being a PA is a close second, according to the U.S. Being a nurse practitioner (NP) is the best job in healthcare, and the physician assistant (PA) is a close second, according to U.S. News & World Report's 2024 rankingsopens in a new tab or window. Indeed, the NP ranks first overall in the publisher's top jobs list for this yearopens in a new tab or window, beating out financial manager, software developer, and IT manager. The PA comes in fifth on the main list, according to the rankings. "The 10-year outlook for this occupation [NP] is strong, with...
  • Speaker Johnson Is Right, Free Market Should Set Drug Prices, Not Government

    01/08/2024 10:34:55 AM PST · by Rev M. Bresciani · 56 replies
    New American Prophet ^ | January 8, 2024 | Jeff Crouere
    A Reuters report released just days ago uncovered that America’s leading drugmakers are raising prices yet again. Due to industry greed, the American people can expect to see more than 140 brands of drugs increase in cost over the next month. Prior to the increase, on average, pharmaceutical costs are already higher in the United States than in any other country in the world. According to Bloomberg, the average American spends about $1,300 per year on pharmaceuticals. For a year’s supply of a newly launched drug, the costs have risen to $220,000 per year, an increase of more than 20%...