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Ignore conservative whiners - Medicare improves your health

In a 15-year study of older Medicare patients, Yale School of Medicine researchers saw an estimated 20% drop in mortality, about 30% fewer hospitalizations, and 40% reduction in deaths after hospitalization…

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Medicare at 50: Our Moral Imperative

Last year, on the 49th anniversary of Medicare, I wrote a post advocating the expansion of Medicare to ensure that everyone in the United States can have access to basic healthcare. 1,229 more words


Hitler Made Fine Roads

 A Yoga Teacher’s Notes from Berlin

I’ve never been to Germany. It was high on my list of places I never needed to see until Jack moved there. 1,805 more words


Report: nearly one-third of veterans in VA backlog died before receiving VA healthcare

This is an astonishing report from the Huffington Post. According to leaked slides from a Veterans Affairs whistleblower, 238,657 of 847,822 veterans whose enrollments were pending with the VA were “likely deceased.” More than 28% of pending VA health applicants showed up in external databases (external to the VA, that is) as deceased before the VA completed their enrollments. A […]

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How Our Nation Is Like Jurassic World

By Peter Wesson

I had a random thought recently about the movie Jurassic World.  The thought crossed my mind how incredibly foolish the people in the entire series were.  580 more words


Government-run Public Education Now An Agent For Obamacare Socialized Medicine

Control healthcare, and you control the people. That’s what socialized medicine is all about.

Healthcare is not the governments business. It is not a function of government, period. 272 more words


Story Time...Adventures with "socialized medicine" in a London Hospital

Late last year I had the good fortune of going on a semi-last minute trip to the UK. Being the fan of tea, scones, rain, and old buildings that I am, I jumped at the chance to visit bonny old England. 883 more words

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