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Elliott Morss | October 24th, 2017

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Health

Dealing With Opioids – What We Should Have Learned by Now

August 23rd, 2017 |

The US is in the midst of an Opioid epidemic. How the government handles other “killers” is reviewed. Read More

Trump, Ryan, and Price: Can They Make the Healthcare Numbers Add Up?

March 7th, 2017 | 1

The first version of the Republicans’ new health care plan is out. Will it reduce rapidly rising health costs? And will it, as Trump promised, provide lower cost health insurance for all? Not likely.Read More

Fixing Obamacare – Why It Won’t Be Easy

November 30th, 2016 |

Trump and Republicans in Congress are united in the desire to get rid of Obamacare. But how do they plan to reduce rising costs? It will be difficult.Read More

Drugs and Other Dangerous Addictions: Who Should Pay for Treatment?

April 4th, 2016 |

The article examines US government policies to curb the most dangerous addictions: smoking, drinking, drugs, and overeating. Bans never work. It concludes by recommending that for all addicts should pay an increasing share of the health costs they incur.Read More

The Economic Absurdity of US Laws Limiting Individual Choice

December 1st, 2014 |

US government restrictions on human choice need to be rethought. Our jails are full of drug users while there are not even background checks for gun purchases. I explore these and other inconsistencies in government regulations in my latest article.Read More