Category Archives: Health Care

Hero-worship of police is failing us

Isabelle Leyva and Simon McCormack, authors of an article for The New York Civil Liberties Union, ask “Does adding more police deliver results?” They write: In our shows, movies, and novels, they are our heroes in blue. To elected officials, they … Continue reading

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NY-23 Special Election — Health Care

NY-23 Special Election, Aug 23, 2003. The Democratic Party candidate is Max Della Pia. The Republican Party candidate is Joe Sempolinski. Max is also running in the November General Election, Joe is not. Joe’s view from his website: Joe is … Continue reading

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Right to Privacy

“Roe isn’t really about the woman’s choice, is it?” Ginsburg said. “It’s about the doctor’s freedom to practice…it wasn’t woman-centered, it was physician-centered.” If the right to privacy means anything, it is the right of the individual, married or single, to … Continue reading

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Claudia Tenney on Social Security and Medicare

Protecting Social Security and Medicare For Claudia, protecting Social Security and Medicare is personal. Both of Claudia’s parents depended on Social Security and Medicare while elderly and sick. In Congress, she opposes any benefit changes for those at or near … Continue reading

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Is he trying to kill us?

Is he trying to kill us? We know from Bob Woodward’s book that President Trump knew the danger, but ignored it. Few precautions were taken until the pandemic exploded on the West Coast and in NYS. He stopped cooperating with … Continue reading

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Who decides about experimental drugs?

This article on Covid 19 was written by Arthur Ahrens of Branchport and is published here with permission. Views expressed by contributors are their own. When I get sick, I follow my doctor’s recommendations. As everyoneshould. Science Rules! But science … Continue reading

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Mortality Rates

This article on Covid 19 was written by Arthur Ahrens of Branchport and is published here with permission. Views expressed by contributors are their own.   The 1918 flu epidemic, the so-called Spanish flu, killed 675,000 people in the US … Continue reading

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Two interesting interviews

She Calls Her Opponent a ‘Racist,’ He Calls Her a ‘Radical’: Catching Up With Tracy Mitrano J.D. ’95 By Amanda H. Cronin and Alec Giufurta She Calls Her Opponent a ‘Racist,’ He Calls Her a ‘Radical’: Catching Up With Tracy Mitrano J.D. ’95 … Continue reading

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H.R. 6800 HEROS Act

H.R. 6800 Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions Act or the HEROES Act CRS Summary: This bill responds to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) outbreak and its impact on the economy, public health, state and local governments, individuals, … Continue reading

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Social Distancing

Counties in the Southern Tier are receiving failing grades for social distancing based on human mobility data, which derives how much people are traveling and gathering based on cellphone data. County Grade Avg. Mobility Non-Essential Visits Encounters Density Chemung D- … Continue reading

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