Author: Dr. Elizabeth Lee Vliet, M.D

Americans at Risk of Disease from Unscreened Migrants
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Americans at Risk of Disease from Unscreened Migrants

Since 2005, Americans have been warned about microscopic border crossers carried in with refugees and illegal immigrants, bringing diseases previously eradicated or rarely seen here. When not simply ignored by media and health officials, physicians and others sounding the alarm have been attacked as xenophobes. Now we’re seeing these prescient predictions come true, most prominently […]

Ryan Care: We Need Reform, Not Relabeling
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Ryan Care: We Need Reform, Not Relabeling

“Drain The Swamp” is the metaphorical description of President Andrew Jackson’s 1828 campaign to rid Washington of cronyism and corruption. This metaphor has new meaning in 2017, intensified by the saga of House Speaker Paul Ryan’s failed American Health Care Act (AHCA). ObamaCare, ironically called Patient Protection and Affordable Care […]

Hillary’s Open Borders Bring Disease and Terrorism Risks
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Hillary’s Open Borders Bring Disease and Terrorism Risks

In normal times, presidential candidates in most countries make campaign promises to protect their citizens and ensure security and national sovereignty for their homelands. The 2016 election in the United States has, however, taken a strange and potentially deadly twist. As revealed by Wikileaks, the Democrat Presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton, […]