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A Massive Free Clinic Takes the Pulse of Health Care in Americanew

Familiar rhetoric: "We have the best health care in the world!" Anyone who has actually said that in the last year is probably not at Bartle Hall December 10. The weather hasn't kept away a couple of thousand people who need help. It has just made it harder for some to get here.
The Pitch  |  C.J. Janovy  |  12-22-2009  |  Science

How the Health Care System Brought Me to the Brink of Madness and Bankruptcynew

Like many Americans, my fiance, Dan, and I, have been silently destroyed by the behemoth known as the American health insurance industry. And if wanting affordable, quality health care makes us communists, socialists or flag-burning anti-patriots, then so be it.
Philadelphia Weekly  |  Carrie Ann Eldridge  |  10-26-2009  |  Science

Why We Need a Public Optionnew

I'm not so naive as to think any government bureaucracy will get it all right. But a public option will change the playing field so that the patients -- the American citizens -- get a fair break.
Santa Barbara Independent  |  Dr. James Kahn  |  09-28-2009  |  Commentary

The Collapse of ObamaCare is Rooted in Unclear Communication

A poll says that 67 percent of Americans don't understand Obama's healthcare plan. I'm one of them.
Maui Time  |  Ted Rall  |  09-08-2009  |  Science

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