The absurd saga of how a straightforward, common oral surgery plays out in the United States.
About my struggle to get good therapy for a family member paid for by health insurance, with delays and difficulties caused by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts in particular and the business model of health insurance in general. This highlights the challenges many families face in accessing timely and affordable therapy.
I endorse: Ruthzee Louijeune, Julia Mejia, Henry Santana, Liz Breadon, Joel Richards, Enrique Pepén, Benjamin Weber, Tania Fernandes Anderson, and Sharon Durkan.
Misinformation and omissions in Science Friday’s COVID coverage endanger people’s health. The program should devote a lot more time to interviewing the experts who have been sounding the alarm about COVID than they do to the “experts” who have been downplaying the pandemic and denying scientific realities.
I tried to dispute incorrect information. The process didn’t fully work at any of the agencies. I was eventually able to dispute all of the incorrect information at one, but I was unable to dispute some or all at two others and eventually gave up. The credit reporting agencies are terrible.
The Internet Archive couldn’t leave well enough alone, and now we’re all going to pay the price.
I want to give two examples, one medical and one technological, of the kind of buffoonery that the CDC is engaging in that continues to make them untrustworthy as a disease-control organization. Medical buffoonery Here are some things that COVID-19 research and recently collected epidemiological data are telling us at the moment: Here is what… Read More »
A progressive organization which I have supported philosophically and financially in the past recently sent me an invitation to an in-person holiday party. I wrote back and told them how disappointed I was with their decision to do that and that they had permanently tarnished their reputation in my eyes. They did not respond. A… Read More »
A couple of years ago, my wife and I needed neuropsychological testing for one of our children. We asked around among our friends for recommendations, and Dr. Erick A. Medina of Wellesley, Massachusetts was recommended to us. We spoke with Dr. Medina and liked what we heard, so we went ahead with the testing. In… Read More »
I’m a bit late to the party since early voting has already commenced, but here are my endorsements for the November 8, 2022 election in Massachusetts. I am only endorsing in races where I am voting. This is a follow-up to my endorsements in the primary election. The opponents of Questions 1, 2, and 4… Read More »