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A new survey of 13,575 physicians had found that doctors are fleeing the field.

Finding out what’s in it: A new survey of 13,575 physicians had found that doctors are fleeing the field.

The survey also found that over the next one to three years, more than 50 percent of physicians will cut back on patients seen, work part-time, switch to concierge medicine, retire, or take other steps likely to reduce patient access.

But don’t worry, “If you like your doctor, you will be able to keep your doctor. Period.” Not!

Pioneer cover

From the press release: From the moment he is handed a possibility of making the first alien contact, Saunders Maxwell decides he will do it, even if doing so takes him through hell and back.

Unfortunately, that is exactly where that journey takes him.

The vision that Zimmerman paints of vibrant human colonies on the Moon, Mars, the asteroids, and beyond, indomitably fighting the harsh lifeless environment of space to build new societies, captures perfectly the emerging space race we see today.

He also captures in Pioneer the heart of the human spirit, willing to push forward no matter the odds, no matter the cost. It is that spirit that will make the exploration of the heavens possible, forever, into the never-ending future.

Available everywhere for $3.99 (before discount) at amazon, Barnes & Noble, all ebook vendors, or direct from the ebook publisher, ebookit. And if you buy it from ebookit you don't support the big tech companies and I get a bigger cut much sooner.


  • This, and all of the other detriments of Obamacare were predicted years ago by many, many people. It’s not like socialized medicine had never been tried. The UK alone had 50 years of experience by the time we got around to it. Now we’re seeing shock and aargh from the same people who promised a health care Utopia if this misbegotten spawn of Satan passed.

    Economics and biology. I figured out in 7th grade biology that nature only makes things just well enough to do the job. The laws of economics flow from biological precepts. Because I’m on record with my views and predictions for Obamacare, including a massive physician shortage, I plan on saying ‘I told you so’ every chance I get to supporters. It’s long past time to stop being nice to children who think they’re adults.

  • It’s long past time to stop being nice to children who think they’re adults. Say it again.

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