ElectionsVote When you go shopping, everything has a price tag.  Buying a new car is challenging, but ignoring dealership costs may result in sticker shock when you receive the first payment notice three weeks(more..)


ElectionsVote Two decades ago, a decision was made by Medicare policymakers that carotid endarterectomies (removing obstruction from a vital artery providing circulation to the brain) would not be allowed.  Th(more..)


ElectionsVote As I left the Medical Staff Office three years ago to begin hospital patient rounds, I was invited by the Administration’s newly appointed Chief Medical Officer (CMO) to join a meeting in their (more..)


ElectionsVote In his farewell address to the nation on January 17, 1961, President Dwight D. Eisenhower warned the American people about the looming “Military-industrial complex” which would sway public(more..)


ElectionsVote Too often we hear corporate America claiming “we didn’t break the law” after committing an abomination against society.  The Wall Street mortgage fraud, BP oil spill disaster, a(more..)


ElectionsVote “Throw grandma under the bus” clearly conveys anger, sympathy, and fear when healthcare decisions are made outside the realm of medical professionals. Within the doctor-patient relationshi(more..)


ElectionsVote (by Brian Springer) In an effort to squeeze every last dollar from consumers, year-after- year retailers have opened earlier and earlier encroaching into the Thanksgiving Day holiday causing employees(more..)


ElectionsVote (by Cam Noltemeyer ) After years of this community clearly stating they didn’t want to pay to clean up the salt from the state water being imported by the Castaic Lake Water Agency. After over 4(more..)


ElectionsVote (by Gene Uzawa Dorio, M.D.) Local political issues like Cemex, which potentially impacts our Valley with contaminating pollutants from cement mining, continues to elude a concrete solution.  Down(more..)


ElectionsVote (by Alan Ferdman) Last Monday evening (October 28), at the SCV Sanitation Board Meeting, we witnessed a surprise twist in ending the Chloride EIR Facility Plan selection process.  It seems the do(more..)