[He2] Some might say that vaping is safe, but living 86,000,000 years would drive any sane man mad.
[He3] Smoking may kill you, but so may being told to stop smoking.
[He4] The New York Magazine has an interesting look at doulas.
[He5] I was all prepared to share in the outrage of this story, but these are actually important things and even if it means she has to charge more she needs to hire somebody to do them.
[He6] Brink Lindsey and Steven Teles argue that medical licensing is propping up health care prices. They are, but not in all ways that people suspect and it’s less clear cut than people think. I am skeptical that there are a whole lot of savings to be made by increasing the number of doctors (quite the opposite, possibly), but allowing non-physician to do more might. I recently paid $250 for a doctor to confirm that I had wax in my ears and a nurse to squirt fluid in there to get it out.
[He8] I don’t think we’re going to end up with single payer, but this is how we end up with single payer.
[He9] America’s worse opioid crisis of the 20th century.