JBS CEO Art Thompson's weekly news video update for February 25 - March 3, 2013.
By a vote of 7-3, the Oklahoma bill nullifying ObamaCare was passed by a committee.
In its latest Big Brother endeavor, New York City has begun a program to round up the city’s mentally ill and ensure they are taking their court-ordered medications. The New York Post reports that police will be armed with a list of the most-wanted mentally ill and a tracking system, and will force those deemed ill to go to a hospital.
A Colorado woman alleges that a doctor at a Planned Parenthood clinic forced her to endure an abortion without anesthesia, then left part of the baby's remains in her body.
Concierge medicine and its more modest iteration, "direct pay" medicine, are looking more and more attractive to both doctors and patients fed up with dealing with the complexities and difficulties of Medicare and insurance companies.
Hundreds — possibly thousands — of patients have died from lack of care in British hospitals, according to government investigations.
Side Effects is a film that encapsulates the present-day world's increasing reliance on the pharmaceutical industry. It is a satirical indictment of the prescription drug culture that has permeated the past few decades and provides a warning to those who are allured by the promised benefits of such medicines. And it poses a serious question: Do psychotropic drugs do more harm than good?
While many constitutionalists and Republicans took heart at the courage of various Republican state governors in refusing to implement ObamaCare in their states, a few of those same state executives are now embracing the government-run medical care plan and abandoning their former firm resolve to stand up for the rights of their citizens and the sovereignty of their states.
As ObamaCare continues to be implemented, a number of new and surprising cost increases are being revealed in areas where consumers least expect it. According to Fox News, a provision in the healthcare law requires supermarket owners to add special labels to food, a requirement that would “overburden thousands of grocers and convenience store owners.”