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Gilbert Berdine, M.D.

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Gilbert Berdine is an associate professor of medicine at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center and an affiliate of the Free Market Institute at Texas Tech University.

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COVID-19 Lockdowns are Neither Necessary, nor Scientific, nor Helpful

Bureaucracy and RegulationHealth


What proponents of lockdowns mean by “follow the science” is that statements made by scientists should be accepted as axioms. An obvious problem exists when scientists make conflicting statements.

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The Case Against Pharma Patent Monopolies

HealthMonopoly and Competition


Brand recognition, competition, and de-regulation are the keys to a more affordable and more competitive drug market.

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Why Some Pharmaceuticals Are So Expensive

HealthTaxes and Spending

Before we can make health care affordable, we must confront why a previously affordable commodity has become unaffordable.
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The Economics of US Healthcare

HealthU.S. EconomyInterventionism

08/03/2011Mises Daily Articles
The US healthcare system is a complex leviathan of interdependent cartels rather than a free market.
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Healthcare and Insurance on a Desert Island

HealthEntrepreneurshipInterventionismPhilosophy and Methodology

10/23/2009Mises Daily Articles
"Some illnesses are not insurable without destroying the insurance system."
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