What do you get when you cross 3 pediatricians, 4 internists, 3 family doctors, 2 epidemiologists, 2 nurses, a PhD, an obstetrician, a perinatologist and an occupational medicine doctor? Unfortunately, this is not a joke. You get a Federal Government panel, given the imprimatur as experts on a medical subject that if any one of them individually treated, would be considered malpractice. This would be the U.S. Preventative Services Task Force (USPSTF), an ad hoc committee charged with making recommendations about clinical preventative services. They have just issued their findings that there is no role for routine PSA screening in men...
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Is this really shocking news? Obamacare will be rife with panels such this one. Unelected, unconnected "experts" as our esteemed President favors saying, will make our decisions for us. WHen we run out of people to make our decisions for us, Obamacare will mandate that computers be used to make the decisions. Kathleen Sebelius will be our Empress, whatever she decrees will be what we have to do. Go ahead, America, elect him again. He hasn't done enough damage yet, let's see what more he can do.
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