What we need is more doctors
In defense of his health care act, President
The president has no shortage of
Here in the president's native land, there is a shortage of experienced and specialized physicians. Their poolis aging and retiring with the major portion of our population.Could any of the president's economists, or our own economists here, tell us that his health care act would bring us morephysicians?
Businesses need healthy workers
So, a healthy staff, one provided reasonable health coverage in the event of illness or accident, isn't an important bottom line item for Hawaiian Brian's ("Some to take hit, others will save,"
The fact that covered employees might be able to return to work sooner from a medical emergency has no effect on his business?
No wonder the
Michael O'Hara Kaneohe
It's too bad that
There is something that each and every one of us can do. Read labels. If soy, corn, cotton and sugar ingredients do not say organic, there is a 90 percent likelihood that those ingredients are GMOs. If canola oil says organic, stay away. Rapeseed, the foundation of canola oil, is a GMO and was originally used as an industrial solvent.
My question then is, how does a genetically modified substance become transformed to become fit for human consumption be it "organic" or not?
Hesh Goldstein Hawaii Kai
GMO advocates are well funded
After reading "Mainland cash fuels the fight" in Sunday's paper, I now look forward to the follow-up article, "Mainland biotech cash fuels legislators."
The far larger story, which has gone on much longer, is the influence of biotech money on state and county legislators and executives. This influence is clearly seen in the blockage of GMO regulations by the same individuals who get buckets of money from
It is clearly documented on the
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