Volume 4, No. 2, March/April 1999

Feature Articles

Forfeiture: A Threat To Every American by James Bovard
Expanding MSAs: Real Patient Protection by Merrill Matthews, PhD, and Jack Strayer

Boundary Violations: Gun Politics in the Doctor's Office by Timothy Wheeler, MD (See also Related Reading --- Personal Correspondence)


The Prostitution of Medical Care by George E. Shambaugh, Jr., MD

Medicine and the Law
Judicial Interference With the Right to Contract by Andrew L. Schlafly, Esq.

Correspondence: Patient Privacy, Medical Staff Bylaws, Managed Truth, Free at Last! Open Letter to Congress.

News Capsules: High Crimes and Misdemeanors, Safe Sex, Japan's Industrial Policy for Health Care, Fraud and Abuse, Gender-based Biology, Gun Safety High and Accident Rates Low, Violent Crime At All Time Low.

News and Analysis: Medical Targets, Guns and Logos, Medicare Mischief, AMAP, HCFA on E&M, AMA: Don't Ask...Don't Tell, Government Tracking Physicians.

President's Page
Liberty --- The Key To Our Professional Future by James P. Weaver, MD

Editor's Corner
England and Gun Control --- Moral Decline of an Empire by Miguel A. Faria, Jr., MD

The Constitution - Plain and Simple
A More Perfect Union --- Part I by Curtis W. Caine, MD

Report From the States
Psychological Characteristics of the Private Practitioner by Edward Sodaro, Jr., MD and Jennifer Ball, CSW
Medical Staff Bylaws --- An Outline by José Guerra, Jr., MD

King George III Lectures Americans by Thayer Smith, MD

American Medicine in 2010 --- A View From the Bridge by Stephen R. Katz, MD

Book Reviews
For Your Own Good --- The Anti-Smoking Crusade and the Tyranny of Public Health
by Jacob Sullum. Reviewed by Delbert H. Meyer, MD
Death of Medicine in Nazi Germany by Wolfgang Weyers, MD. Reviewed by Joseph M. Scherzer, MD


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