The July 4, 2010 Boston Globe reports that ER visits increased in Masschusetts because of the state's universal health care law. (State lawmakers had promised the law would do the opposite, of course).
Freedom From the FDA covers the critical issue of how the FDA threatens (or does real harm) to patient health:
Our objective is to provide a resource for all of those concerned about the power of the Food and Drug Administration to damage the free practice of medicine in the United States and to restrict the individual rights of physicians and patients to seek the medical care that they consider most appropriate for their practices and good health.
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