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Wellness

How Telemedicine and AI Are Improving Healthcare Access

As the population ages, the need for skilled healthcare providers will only grow. Unfortunately, the current healthcare system, burdened as it currently is with a significant labor shortage, is little prepared to cope with the rapidly increasing demand. Not all the news is dire, however.  Thanks to the advent of telemedicine and healthcare AI, technology […]

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Government

How Addiction Impacts American Families

Drugs can have an insidious impact on users, especially when addiction gets a hold of them. It is often assumed that the person who suffers the most from the addiction is the user, but others are affected too. The family members and friends of the person battling addiction are often the first to feel the […]

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Community

What’s It Like to Be a Doctor in the Midwest?

Medicine is medicine the world over, but if you studied, interned, and completed your residency in a big coastal city, then you might wonder what it’s like for your colleagues in the Midwest. Is life slower-paced? Is the money good? Is making the move worthwhile? The Midwest (and rural areas across the nation, for that […]

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Government

Indiana Ranks Poorly in US News’ Best States Report

Poor Governor Holcomb has been begging college students to stay in Indiana instead of packing their bags and heading elsewhere. As I pointed out yesterday, we rank #5 in drug using states and also #5 in CEO satisfaction. Not exactly two rankings which would attract a young worker to Indiana. Now we have another poll […]

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Wellness

Who’s Fighting Against Your Health?

With all the censorship occurring in the media marketplace, my writing has been restricted. With the ISPs now in control of the internet thanks to the Trump appointed FCC, it’s only going to get worse. However, I’ve kept up my daily writing and reading in the morning on Sheila Kennedy’s blog. Sheila is a professor […]

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Government

Can We Take Back Our Economy?

Muncie, Indiana Blog – The Republican tax plan is a disaster. Projected repercussions include job loss in the very industries that the GOP promised to save, more cuts to public education, and a continued gutting of healthcare. The Senate is a dumpster fire, a horse so dead the riding crops are kicking up bone dust. […]

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Government

Trump and the GOP in Sickness and Health

Koch Brothers Fund Freedom Caucus – Surprised? March 29, 2017 by Bill Moyers This post first appeared on BillMoyers.com. The day after Republicans pulled the plug on Trumpcare (or was it Ryancare?), the front-page headline of the tabloid New York Post asked: “Is There a Doctor in the House?” None were in sight, but there […]

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Government

Luke Messer Also Guilty of ‘Bold Misrepresentations’

MUNCIE, Indiana – In a recent press release by Congressman Luke Messer (R) of Indiana, its politics as usual. For this Tea Party operative, it’s nothing new for him to continue fighting the Koch brothers battle with President Barack Obama over his signature piece of law – the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Luke Messer has […]

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Government

Governor Mike Pence To ‘Restore Dignity to Poorest Hoosiers’

MUNCIE, Indiana (NEWS) – In case you haven’t noticed, Governor Mike Pence is on a speaking tour, but he’s only “listening to others” about a potential 2016 presidential race. However, we get the feeling those who are asking about it, or talking about it, are being spoon fed by his public relations staff, and they […]