Posts Tagged ‘healthcare prevention’

GUEST POST: USING SCHOOL GYMS WHEN SCHOOLS ARE CLOSED

Sunday, February 21st, 2010 by Al Lewis (alewis)

Congressional candidate Joe Malone, running as a Republican in the 10th CD in Massachusetts, is guest-posting a great idea proposing what can be done with school gyms when not in use.  Why not subcontract them to health clubs to sell memberships for evenings and weekends?   The times when kids are not using the gyms are exactly the times [...]

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Can too much disease prevention be hazardous to your health?

Thursday, December 4th, 2008 by Al Lewis (alewis)

Be careful before assuming that prevention is the key to lower healthcare costs. Like with most things in life (1) you need to look at the data and (2) as HL Mencken said, “For every problem, no matter how complex, there is a simple and easily understood solution, and it’s almost always wrong.”

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