To Comfort The Afflicted
And Afflict The Comfortable

To Comfort The Afflicted And Afflict The Comfortable

Thursday, August 18, 2022

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Insane Debate Over Wasted Medical Spending

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BY FROMA HARROP Doctors would jab sharp instruments into King Henry VIII’s arm and drain blood out of his body. The best medical minds of the 16th Century prescribed bloodletting as a means to “rebalance the body’s humors,” the spring equinox being the ideal time. Henry didn’t argue with his physicians. After all, Tudor England […]
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Arnold Hamilton
Arnold Hamilton
Arnold Hamilton became editor of The Observer in September 2006. Previously, he served nearly two decades as the Dallas Morning News’ Oklahoma Bureau chief. He also covered government and politics for the San Jose Mercury News, the Dallas Times Herald, the Tulsa Tribune and the Oklahoma Journal.