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  • By Dr. Charles Barta

In the 1980s, researchers at Pfizer were testing a drug that was predicted to effectively dilate blood vessels to the heart on a continuous basis.

  • By Dr. Charles Barta

My last column was about how the widespread corruption at the highest levels of the police, government and military in Mexico has created so much of the problems of that country, with its direct effect on our country.

  • By Dr. Charles Barta

I recently wrote a Letter to the Editor based on an event that hit home with me several years ago (Mexico’s ‘integrity,’ June 25), the murder in broad daylight of a University of Colorado classmate of my son. And how a corrupt judge released the shooter in the middle of the night.

  • By Dr. Charles Barta

Over the last five years, I have written several articles in which I’ve presented evidence that the public has been duped about health issues.

  • By Dr. Charles Barta

I recently wrote about the failure of the anti-oxidant vitamins like A/beta-Carotine (one beta-Carotine molecule is broken to two Vitamin A molecules in the intestines), E and C to live up to their hype. Worse, very large controlled studies showed that they actually increase risk of lung can…

  • By Dr. Charles Barta

Speaking to many people in the community about health insurance, I’ve come to realize there is a poor understanding of Medicare Advantage among many people of Medicare age.

  • By Dr. Charles Barta

With the political season in full effect, I will be writing some columns attempting to clarify statements made by some of our politicians.

  • By Dr. Charles Barta

The environment is a key factor in the health and welfare of our society. Thus, I think it appropriate to comment on the large number of columns and letters that have been written recently.

  • By Dr. Charles Barta

How did we get to the point of having Obamacare (his term for three years)? This poorly thought-out program is the result of 40 years of maintaining a crumbling system that’s on its way to bankrupting our economy.

  • By Dr. Charles Barta

My first column over four years ago occurred after U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords’ Green Valley town hall in 2009. Having been in the health-care industry for well over three decades, ranging from private practice, staff model care, insurance industry medical director, and as a scientist, tech…

  • By Dr. Charles Barta

In my column two weeks ago, I said, as I always have, that Obamacare does nothing about the waste in resources that is the basic cause of our health-care problems. But I went further, stating that Obamacare will actually increase this.

  • By Dr. Charles Barta

When the details of the “mandated benefits” requirements of Obamacare came out, I pointed out major flaws. The most important was that there is no evidence most of the requirements will improve health. But to add salt to the wound, these so-called benefits are free to the patient. And there …

  • By Dr. Charles Barta

I entered the door into that Byzantine debacle called Obamacare. I want to discuss what I found after many, many hours trying to get answers and also to uncover little-known but serious flaws in the exchanges.

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