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Prescribing antibiotics is not always the best medicine

Prescribing antibiotics is not always the best medicine

December 16th, 2013 9:06 am by Dr. Jim Holt

One of the less-pleasant features of autumn and winter is the increase in acute viral illness, which we commonly call the cold and flu season.

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‘Useful Idiots’ will be made to pay for Obamacare

‘Useful Idiots’ will be made to pay for Obamacare

December 9th, 2013 9:27 am by Kenneth D. Gough

From the Los Angeles Times, Oct. 26: “Pam Kehaly, president of Anthem Blue Cross in California, said she received a recent letter from a young woman complaining about a 50 percent rate hike related to the health care law. She said, ‘I was all for Obamacar

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At last — Obamacare plan offers real health insurance

At last — Obamacare plan offers real health insurance

December 9th, 2013 9:26 am by Jennie Young

Hours into the U.S. House’s predictably shallow and frustrating hearings on President Obama’s language about Americans being able to keep their health insurance, I thought of a character whose perspective I trust, Crocodile Dundee.

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Never miss an opportunity to learn from dad

Never miss an opportunity to learn from dad

December 9th, 2013 9:21 am by Shuly Cawood

It was my father who got me to try Johnson City’s Memorial Park Community Center pool.

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Providing safe, legal access to marijuana wouldn’t be bad idea

Providing safe, legal access to marijuana wouldn’t be bad idea

December 6th, 2013 11:52 am by Garon Archer

Medical marijuana in Tennessee? It’s not such a horrible idea.

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Wonders of the world give us much to ponder

Wonders of the world give us much to ponder

December 3rd, 2013 4:49 pm by Charles Moore, Community Voices

I was recently standing in awe of the geyser basin at Old Faithful in Yellowstone National Park — from the green hills of Tennessee to the wide-open spaces of the West.

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Quality education is a team effort

Quality education is a team effort

December 3rd, 2013 4:45 pm by Rebecca Horvath, Community Voices

Schools in the United States are in dire need of a major overhaul as they prepare students for the future.

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Party line leaves Congress with few morals

Party line leaves Congress with few morals

November 25th, 2013 4:45 pm by Judy Garland, Community Voices

'For certain, no statesman ever claimed entitlement to so much moral wiggle room' — Judy Garland.

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Minimalist governance is not answer to problems

Minimalist governance is not answer to problems

November 18th, 2013 9:29 am by Jennie Young

I clipped a letter that appeared in Forum on Oct. 23 under the headline: “Liberals destroy freedom.” I kept it for its language — well ordered, well organized, reasonably concise, but with not one sentence of evidence to support its thesis.

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Tea party may have good — not crazy — plan

Tea party may have good — not crazy — plan

November 18th, 2013 9:28 am by Kenneth Gough

“If we are victorious in one more battle with the Romans, we shall be utterly ruined.”

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